Pierre Gaboriau and Pierre Osterrath
Hommage aux fondateurs de la ville de Montréal (1969)
Antique stained glass, epoxy, and acrylic
Gift of the Union régionale de Montréal des Caisses populaires Desjardins
Location: green line platforms
This stained glass work tells the story of Montréal’s past, present, and future. Starting with the founding of the city in 1642, it pays a special tribute to Jérôme Le Royer de La Dauversière, Jeanne Mance, and Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve.
Did you know?
A three-story-tall scaffold was needed to install this work while the metro continued to operate below.
About the artists
Born in New York in 1935, painter Pierre LaPalme chose the pseudonym Gaboriau to distinguish himself from his father, Robert LaPalme. Pierre Osterrath was born in Hony, Belgium, in 1939; after emigrating to Québec in 1953, he continued the family profession of glass art.