Decoding Quebec by Adam Miller: Who's in the oil painting?

Decoding Quebec by Adam Miller: Who's in the oil painting?
Decoding Quebec by Adam Miller: Who's in the oil painting?

Published on: June 12, 2017 | Last Updated: June 12, 2017 1:19 PM EDT

Adam Miller’s Quebec, an oil-on-canvas painting in the style of the Old Masters, features characters from the province’s founding all the way to figures from present-day Quebec.

For those who need a history lesson, here is an annotated version of the painting, which is inspired by the 1770 painting by Benjamin West titled The Death of General Wolfe. 

1. The Battle Of Long Sault
2. Lionel Groulx
3. The death of General Wolfe
4. The death of Montcalm
5. Pox infected blankets
6. Les Filles Du Roi  
7. Jacques Cartier
8. Chief Donnacona
9. Samuel de Champlain
10. Wilfrid Laurier
11. John A. Macdonald
12. Louis Riel
13. Early Jesuit missionaries
14. Red River Rebellion
15. Stephen Harper
16. Brian Mulroney
17. Jean Lesage
18. Jean Charest
19. Bernard Landry
20.
21. Jean Chrétien
22. Lucien Bouchard
23. Pierre Elliott Trudeau
24. Daniel Johnson Sr.
25. Pauline Marois
26. René Lévesque
27. Robert Bourassa
28. Jacques Parizeau
29. Philippe Couillard
30. Paul Desmarais
31. Pierre Marc Johnson
32. Paul Martin
33. Joe Norton
34. Ellen Gabriel
35. Daniel Johnson Jr.
36. Kim Campbell
37. James Cross
38. Paul Rose
39. October Crisis
40. Oka Crisis
41. Pierre Laporte

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