Enamelled steel Gift of the Société des Artisans life insurance cooperative Location: transept
Artwork partially unavailable due to work in the station.
Three murals by illustrator George Juhasz and ceramist Jean Cartier tell the story of the Patriotes Revolt of 1837-1838. While the two arches over the station’s vault portray the turbulent events of the period, the central panel is dedicated to Louis-Joseph Papineau, the leader of the rebellion.
Did you know?
The murals were produced in Stockholm, Sweden, using a process commonly used in Scandinavia at the time.
About the artists
Born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Jean Cartier (1924-1996) had a brilliant career as a ceramist spanning nearly fifty years. Born in Hungary, George Juhasz (1933-2004) arrived in Canada in 1961; over his career as an illustrator, he has created numerous films, books, and artworks.