Jean Lefebure

Sans titre
Oil on canvas, 1960
61 x 81 centimeters, 24 x 32 inches

Provenance:
Collection Anne et Jacques Kerchache, Paris.

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Biography

Jean Le Febure ( Lefebvre ) 1930-2013. In 1949 Lefebure studies at the Ecole de Beaux-Arts under Paul-Emile Borduas. 1952 Moves to Paris and exhibits with Marcel Barbeau, Paul-Emile Borduas, Jean-Paul Mousseau, Marcelle Ferron and Jean-Paul Riopelle. Exhibitions: 1954 Salon des Realities Nouvelles, Paris 1955 Galerie Iris Clert, Paris 1962 Galerie Arditti, Paris; Galerie Levi, Milan; Spoleto, Italy 1963 & Returns to Canada in 1965 and exhibits at Galerie Soixante. Works in the collections of the Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Musee d’art de Joliette, PQ, Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec and many important private colloctions.

He taught at Laval University and CEGEP St-Laurent for twenty years finally retiring to the country in the Eastern Townships. Jean Lefebure died peacefully in Montreal March 21, 2013

For a video featuring Jean Lefebure in Paris with other important Canadian artists see: http://www.onf.ca/film/canadiens_errants