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Thomas-Henry Valin

Saint Michael the Archangel Slaying the Demon


Thomas-Henry Valin
Saint-Eustache, Quebec, 1810 – Saint-Eustache 1850

Artist (birthplace)

After Raphael (1483-1520)


Saint Michael the Archangel Slaying the Demon




Oil on canvas


239.3 x 187.7 cm


Gift of the Sisters of Charity of Montreal, "Grey Nuns", inv. 2008.33


Quebec and Canadian Art

Restoration by the Centre de conservation du Québec, 2010-2011

Thomas-Henry Valin’s period of activity was confined to the 1830s, and few works by him are extant. In October 1837, the newspaper Le Populaire printed an article about him describing the limitations of the art produced in this country and presenting Saint Michael as his best painting.

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