Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2007

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Louis Dulongpré


Dulongpré, Louis (1759?-1843), painter, was born in Paris, France, about 1759, the son of Louis Dulongpré and Marie-Jeanne Duguay. He fought under Rochambeau in the War of American Independence; but after the war he came to Canada, and settled in Montreal. He achieved success as a painter of portraits and religious pictures; and he died at St. Hyacinthe, Lower Canada, on April 26, 1843. In 1787 he married in Montreal Marguerite Campeau.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 245.



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