Reception of the Marquis de Tracy and the Intendant Talon by Mgr. Laval, 1665 (Québec)

Title

Reception of the Marquis de Tracy and the Intendant Talon by Mgr. Laval, 1665 (Québec)

Date

1908-1911

Creators

Frank Craig

Source / File No.

National Archives of Canada / C-010621

Copyright

Expired

Comments

This painting depicts a scene from the Fifth Pageant of the Historical Pageants on the Plains, National Celebration at Québec, 1908. The Bishop Montmorency de Laval, representative of Catholicism in Canada, receives the King's representative, the Marquis de Tracy, and his suite. This painting is one of six by Craig produced as illustrations for the book The King's Book of Québec, published in Ottawa by Mortimer Co. Limited, 1911, prepared by Dr. Doughty and Colonel Wood. (Source: National Archives of Canada, ArchiviaNet: Documentary Art.URL: http://www.archives.ca/02/02011602_e.html)