(1759 - 1830)
Francois Baillairge was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, France. Francois Baillairge is known for architecture, wood carving , sculpture, painting.
Biography Francois Baillairge
François Baillairgé (21 January 1759 – 15 September 1830) was an architect who also pursued painting and wood sculpture.
The son of Jean Baillairgé, François began an apprenticeship in his father's shop at the age of 14. There he studied and practised woodworking, wood-carving, and architecture. His brother, Pierre-Florent, was also active as a carver and joiner in the business.
He also studied at the Petit Séminaire de Québec and then studied in Paris for three years, returning to Lower Canada in 1781. His training in Paris, although not completed, gave him a strong foundation in painting, sculpture, and architecture.
A great deal of his work was in the field of painting and he was very productive although he did not
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