(1831 - 1894)
Joseph Chabert was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, France. Joseph Chabert is known for teaching, still life and portrait painting, sculpture.
Biography Joseph Chabert
CHABERT, JOSEPH, Roman Catholic clergyman and art teacher; b. 3 June 1831 in Lauris, France, son of Francois Chabert and Marguerite Thomassin; d. 29 March 1894 in Longue-Pointe (Montreal).
The son of a farmer, Joseph Chabert is believed to have studied for three years at the Ecole Imperiale des Beaux-Arts in Paris before pursuing a vocation in the church. In 1861 he entered the Congregation de Sainte-Croix at Le Mans. He was tonsured the following year, but left the community in 1864.
In the spring of 1865, drawn to the work of evangelization, Chabert, by now a sub deacon, joined a group of missionaries recruited by Bishop Henri Faraud for his vicariate apostolic of Athabasca-Mackenzie
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