Charles Daudelin

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Charles Daudelin
Charles Daudelin.jpg
Born October 1, 1920
Granby, Quebec, Canada
Died April 2, 2001(2001-04-02) (aged 80)
Kirkland, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Known for sculpture,painting

Charles Daudelin, GOQ (October 1, 1920 – April 2, 2001)[1] was a French Canadian sculptor and painter, a major Quebec artist.

Life and work[edit]

Born in Granby, Quebec, he became a pioneer in integrating art into public space. He created many public artworks, including:

Allegrocube (1973)

Charles Daudelin died in Kirkland, Quebec. His last work, Le Passage du 2 avril, is named for the date of his death and installed in front of Kirkland City Hall.

A postage stamp depicting Daudelin's work Embâcle was issued by Canada Post on June 10, 2002.[3]




  1. ^ Champagne, Michel. "Charles Daudelin". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica-Dominion. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Agora de Charles Daudelin, Viger Square". Threatened Emblematic Sites. Héritage Montréal. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sculptors". Canada Post. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 

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