(1895 - 1982)
Rene Jean Richard was active/lived in Quebec, Alberta / Canada, Switzerland. Rene Richard is known for landscape, portrait, and genre painting, printmaking and drawing.
Biography Rene Richard
René Richard was a painter, illustrator, printmaker, and fur
trapper. He was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, and died
in Baie St.Paul, Quebec (75 miles north-east of Quebec City along the
St.Lawrence River). His family emigrated to Montreal, Quebec,
Canada in 1909 and to Cold Lake, Alberta (150 miles north-east of
Edmonton) in 1911. In 1942, he moved to Baie St.Paul, Quebec
where he lived the rest of his life.
His mediums were
oil*, watercolour, gouache*, charcoal*, chalk*, ink*, crayon*,
graphite*, lithograph*, etching*, silkscreen* and colored
pencil*. His most recognized subjects are landscapes of the
Quebec countryside and northern Canada. He is also known for
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