FRANÇOIS B. DE BLOIS (1829-1913), AMERICAN/CANADIAN
FARM IN SNOW, ORLÉANS, 1900
oil on canvas
signed "B. de Blois" and dated 1900 at Orléans lower right
28 ins x 46 ins 71.1 cms x 116.8 cms
Private Collection, Thornbury, Ontario
Peter Falk, 'Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975', questions De Blois' birthplace being at Boston, p. 858
The artist's obituary states that François Bleuin De Blois was a native of Quebec and he resided in Boston where he taught for many years. He died at Hanover.
De Blios was active around Montreal and Boston. He painted a variety of subjects and winter scenes along the St. Lawrence seaway.
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