Louis Muhlstock

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Louis Muhlstock
Born (1904-04-23)April 23, 1904
Narayiv, Ukraine
Died August 26, 2001(2001-08-26) (aged 97)
Montreal, Quebec

Louis Muhlstock, OC CQ (April 23, 1904 – August 26, 2001) was a Canadian painter best known for his depictions of the Great Depression.

Born in Narajów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary, he emigrated to Montreal in 1911. From 1928 to 1931, he studied art in Paris and returned to Montreal to become a full-time painter.[1] In 2010, his work was exhibited as part of the McCord Museum's Jewish Painters of Montreal: Witnesses of Their Time, 1930-1948.[2]

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In 1978, he was awarded a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from Concordia University.[3] In 1990, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.[4] In 1998, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.[5]

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