Albert Gilles inc. - Copper Art
Discover the ancestral art of copper embossing through the works of master craftsman Albert Gilles. A family tradition, exclusively found in our boutique.
COME AND DISCOVER OUR TWO MUSEUMS AND BOUTIQUE. We are located in the Québec City area, between the Montmorency Falls and Sainte-Anne de Beaupré on Sainte-Anne Boulevard (Highway 138). Only 15 minutes from downtown Québec City.
PRESTIGE: Albert Gilles, who’s remarkable talent was noticed by famous clients such as Pope Pious XXII, the Fisher brothers of the GM Corp., and by renowned actors such as Mae West, Joan and Constance Bennett and Frederick March... In 1926 and 1927, he was 1st prize winner of the prestigious “Grand Prix des Arts Décoratifs” in Paris.
UNIQUE AND IMPRESSIVE: His “Life of Christ” is sublimated in 50 hand-wrought silver panels. Elaborate details, perspective, scrupulous and careful chronological events mark the illustration of the Lord’s life.
CONTINUITY: His profane works in wrought copper or enamelled all bear the seal of originality and perfection that is the exclusive signature of our boutique, where the Gilles family continues to perpetuate the same tradition of excellence.
DISCOVERY: Learn more about this unique work by exploring our 2nd exhibition “Copper worth its weight in art”. Information on our work and expertise and a description of the techniques and materials used.
WE WILL BE PLEASED TO WELCOME YOU!
Period of operation :
Open year-round: Mai through October: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and November through April: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Establishment equipped for groups
7450, boul. Ste-Anne, Château-Richer (Qc) G0A 1N0
Telephone : 418 824-4224
Fax : 418 824-4225