GEORGES ÉDOUARD TREMBLAY
(1902-1987)
Listed Canadian Artist
Hooked Rug - Signed by the Artist Claire Thibault, a student of Geo. Ed. Tremblay
Initialled by Georges Édouard Tremblay
ca. 1950
This rug was designed by G. E. Tremblay and hooked by Clair Thibault under his direction. When Tremblay was satisfied that a rug met his standards he allowed the rug hooker to apply his initials to the piece. Thereby giving it the prestige of being a "Tremblay Rug"
Excellent Condition
Size: 18 in. by 23 1/2 in.
SOLD


G. E. Tremblay Vintage Hooked Rug

 

Tremblay Label

 

CT SignatureGET Signature

 

TREMBLAY, George-Edouard

 

George Tremblay was born in Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec in1902. He studied art at the l’École des Arts Domestiques de Quebec and in Pointe-au-Pic, Quebec. Working in wool and other fibres, he is best known for his landscape textile tapestries and hooked rugs. He also painted the Quebec landscape and genre in watercolours.

 

Tremblay’s textile works were exhibited at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec, the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, the International Museum of Philadelphia in the USA as well as in many other venues in Canada and the US. These rugs were sold in many parts of Quebec, Ontario, the Northern New England states and in New York City.

 

In the past decade George Tremblay’s hooked rugs have become especially sought after due to their high degree of artistic refinement and quality.

 

George-Edouard died in 1987.

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