René Richard

Vieille Rue a Baie St. Paul

oil on board
18x23.5 in.
$22,500 Cdn.

Private collection, Toronto

Born at Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, his mother had come from a family of artists and his father was an engraver who sought new opportunities in Canada. They came to Montreal, Canada, where they lived for a few years and where Rene received his elementary education. The Richards then moved to north…