LaBrecque, Louis

LaBrecque, Louis (?)

Louis LaBrecque began his work for the WPA Federal Arts Project in 1935. In total, he painted eleven murals under the Project. He worked on the Bushnell Park Nativity Scene, painting the statues in life-like colors. His work was allocated to the Hartford Municipal Hospital and the North West School. LaBrecque was married to Winifred Lynch. Tragically, his son, Louis LaBrecque Jr., committed suicide in 1951. The elder LaBrecque’s dates of birth and death are unknown.

 Sources: Hartford Courant, December 11, 1951, December 15, 1938, December 12, 1954.

Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Louis LaBrecque:

LaBrecque, Louis