Bourgeau, Victor

BOURGEAU, Victor (1809-1888)
(biography in preparation)

V. BOURGEAU

(Ecclesiastical Works)

BOUCHERVILLE, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. church, 1839 (Livres de comptes, Boucherville 1833-1863, entry for 1839, 52)
MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise Notre-Dame, Place d'Armes, various works including organ platform, 1843; choir stalls and confessional boxes, 1859; alterations and improvements to the church, 1860-70 (Archives de Notre-Dame de Montreal, receipt signed by Bourgeau dated 31 Oct. 1862; ANQ, Archives Gerard Morisset; Franklin Toker, "Victor Bourgeau and Notre Dame", in The Church of Notre-Dame in Montreal: An Architectural History, 1970, 65-71, with Plates 44-49, illus)
MONTREAL, QUE., St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Dorchester Boulevard West at St. Alexandre Street, interior decoration of the church and design of the pulpit, 1848-51 (Archives de la Fabrique de Notre-Dame, Livres des comptes, entries for 2 Jan. 1848; 24 Feb. 1849, 12 May 1849; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 340-47, illus.)
VARENNES, QUE., major addition to the R.C. Church, 1849 (Varennes, Livre de comptes, Book iv, 1849, 20; 1850, 34)
ST. GREGOIRE, QUE. (Co. Iberville), new facade for the R.C. Church, 1850 (Album Historique du Centenaire du Diocese de Saint-Hyacinthe, 1952, 109)
MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise St. Pierre, Visitation Street at Dorchester Street East, 1851-53; presbytery, 1854-56; altar, 1854; tower and spire, 1874-5 (La Minerve [Montreal], 28 June 1853, 2, descrip.; Montreal Transcript, 29 June 1853, 2, descrip.; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 360-5, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 293-4, illus. & descrip.)
ST. ALEXANDRE, QUE. (Co. Iberville), R.C. Church, 1851; addition of tower, 1869 (Album historique du centenaire du Diocese de Saint-Hyacinthe, 1952)
ST. BARTHELEMY, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1854; burned 1865; rebuilt to the plans of Bourgeau in 1868 (La Minerve [Montreal], 23 May 1854, 3, t.c.; F. Toker, The Church of Notre Dame in Montreal, 1970, 80 and plate 52, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 294-5, illus.)
ST. BENOIT, QUE., R.C. Church, 1853 (St. Benoit, Livre de comptes, i, 1819-1863, entry for 9 Sept. 1853)
LONGUEUIL, QUE., R.C. Church, 1854 (Longueuil, Livre de comptes, ii, 1840-62, 73v)
TROIS RIVIERES, QUE., L'Assomption R.C. Cathedral, Bonaventure Street, 1854-58; tower for the church, 1881 (Journal de Quebec [Quebec City], 2 Oct. 1858, 1, descrip.; R. Gauthier, Trois Rivières disparue, 1978, 140-5, 186-7, illus.; dwgs. at ANQ)
LAPRAIRIE, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1854 (ANQ, Archives Gerard Morisset)
ISLE DUPAS, QUE. (Co. Berthier), R.C. Church, c. 1855 (Annuaire de Ville-Marie, ii, 35-7)
L'EPIPHANIE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1857 (C. Morissonneau & P. Trepanier, 'Du Chemin du Roy a  la Matawinie', in Continuite, No. 43, Spring 1989, 35)
ST. ALEXIS, QUE., R.C. Church, 1857 (C. Morissonneau & P. Trepanier, 'Du Chemin du Roy a  la Matawinie', in Continuite, No. 43, Spring 1989, 37, illus.)
ST. AUGUSTIN, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1857-63 (St. Augustin, Livres de comptes 1847-1857, citation for 18 Jan. 1857)
MONTREAL, QUE., St. Viateur R.C. Church, Coteau St. Louis, 1857 (La Minerve [Montreal], 4 June 1857, 2, descrip.)
ST. VINCENT-DE-PAUL, QUE., R.C. Church, 1857 (Journal de Quebec [Quebec City], 23 June 1857, descrip.)
ST. JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUE., R.C. Church, 1858; altered 1923 with new facade (H. Archambault & S. Tanguay, 'Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu', in Continuite, No. 50, Summer 1991, 53)
ST. HYACINTHE, QUE., Eglise Notre Dame, Girouard Street West, 1858-61 (L. Voyer, Saint-Hyacinthe, 1980, 72, 74, illus.; H. Delauriers, 'Saint Hyacinthe', in Continuite, No. 50, Summer 1990, 20-1)
ST. JEAN-DE-QUEBEC, QUE., R.C. Church, 1858 (J.D. Brosseau, Saint-Jean-de-Quebec: Origine et developpments, 1938)
MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise St. Jacques, St. Denis Street at Ste. Catherine Street East, 1859-60, a reconstruction of the church designed by John Ostell destroyed by fire in January 1858; altar, 1863; tower, 1876; mostly demolished in 1975 (La Minerve [Montreal], 2 April 1859, 3, t.c.; 2 May 1863, 2, descrip.; 10 June 1876, 2, descrip.; 25 August 1876, 2; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 226-31, illus.)
STE. BRIGIDE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1859 (Album historique du centenaire du diocese de Saint-Hyacinthe, 1952)
STE. JULIENNE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1860 (La Minerve [Montreal], 16 Feb. 1860)
MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise St. Joseph, Richmond Street near Notre Dame Street, 1861-62; steeple, 1878; sacristy and extension to the choir, 1886 (La Minerve [Montreal], 19 June 1878, 2, descrip.; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 280-5, illus.; dwgs. at ANQM)
ST. AMBROISE-DE-KILDARE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1861 (C. Morissonneau & P. Trepanier, 'Du Chemin du Roy a la Matawinie', in Continuite, No. 43, Spring 1989, 35)
BLAINVILLE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1862 (Blainville, Livre de comptes, i, 1862, 109, entry for 21 Sept. 1862; ii, 1862, 7)
LACHINE, QUE., Eglise Saints-Anges-Gardiens, St. Joseph Boulevard, 1862-66; burned 1915 (Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 438-41)
L'ASSUMPTION, QUE., rebuilding of the facade of the R.C. Church, 1863-65 (L'Assumption, Livre de comptes, ii, 10-11)
ST. BARNABE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1863 (Courrier du Canada [Quebec City], 31 July 1863, 2, descrip.)
BEAUHARNOIS, QUE., new facade and interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1863 (O. Maurault, Marges d'histoires, 1929, 222)
TERREBONE, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1864 (Terrebone, Livre de comptes, 1844-1923, entries for 1864; O. Maurault, Marges d'histoires, 1929, 223)
LANORAIE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1864 (La Minerve [Montreal], 25 Oct. 1864, 2, descrip.)
STE. ELIZABETH, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1864 (Ste. Elizabeth, Livre de comptes, ii, 1864, 188)
STE. ROSALIE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1865-66 (J. Archambault, Monographie de la Paroisse de Sainte-Rosalie, 1939, 12, 70)
ST. BERNARD-DE-LACOLLE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1865-67 (parish history of Lacolle, 1965, unpag.)
STE. MARTHE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1866 (La Minerve [Montreal], 23 May 1866, 2, descrip.)
MONTREAL, QUE., Chapel Notre-Dame-des-Anges, La Gauchetiere Street, 1866-68; steeple and belfry, 1872 (Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 86-9, illus.)

(Institutional Works)

LONGUEUIL, QUE., Couvent des Soeurs des Saints Noms de Jesus et de Marie, St. Charles Street, addition of the north wing, 1851-52 (M. Fish,'Le Vieux-Longueuil', in Continuite, No. 46, Winter 1990, 19)
(attributed) MONTREAL, QUE., Ecole St. Jacques, Ste. Catherine Street East at St. Denis Street, 1853 (O. Maurault, Saint-Jacques-de-Montreal, 1923, 103-05, descrip.)
MONTREAL, QUE., Couvent des Soeurs de la Miséricorde, Dorchester Boulevard East at St. Andre Street, 1853; west wing, 1859 (Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 88-93, illus.)
MONTREAL, QUE., Residence des Peres Oblats, Visitation Street at Dorchester Boulevard East, 1854-56 (Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 348-51, illus.)
MONTREAL, QUE., major addition of the west wing for Villa Maria, Decarie Boulevard, 1855-57 (Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 370-77, illus.)
MONTREAL, QUE., Monument to the Victims of the War of 1837-38, built 1857-58 (La Minerve [Montreal], 5 Dec. 1857, 3, t.c.)
NICOLET, QUE., interior decoration of the chapel at the Seminary, 1857-58 (J. Douville, Histoire de College-seminaire de Nicolet 1803-1903, 415)
MONTREAL, QUE., central pavilion for the Hotel Dieu, St. Urbain Street at Pine Avenue, 1859-61 (La Minerve [Montreal], 24 Jan 1861, 2, descrip.; Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 188-99, illus.)
CARAQUET, N.B., presbytery for St. Pierre-aux-Liens R.C. Church, 1860 (dwgs. at NBA, Dugas Coll., Item 185)
OTTAWA, ONT., General Hospital (now the Mother House of the Order of Grey Nuns), Water Street near Sussex Drive, 1861-66 (J. Tremblay, The Ottawa General Hospital, 1921, 18)
MONTREAL, QUE., chapel at the Grand Seminaire, 1864 (La Minerve [Montreal], 18 Oct. 1864, 2; Grande Seminaire de Montreal 1840-1940, 1940, 45)
MONTREAL, QUE., Maison de Refuge de Ste. Brigite, 1866 (La Minerve [Montreal], 10 Oct. 1866, 1, t.c.)
LONGUEUIL, QUE., major addition to the Hospice St. Antoine, St. Charles Street, 1877 (M. Fish, 'Le Vieux-Longueuil', in Continuite, No. 46, Winter 1900, 19)
MONTREAL, QUE., a chapel for the Couvent du Bon Pasteur, Sherbrooke Street East near de Bullion Street, 1878 (Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 272-7, illus.)

(Commercial, Industrial & Residential Works)

MONTREAL, QUE., Hotel Payette, St. Paul Street East at St. Claude Street, 1860 (Montreal, Les Hotels Les Immeubles de Bureaux, 1983, 273-5, illus.)
MONTREAL, QUE., commercial block of ten shops and offices for the Religieuses Hospitalieres de Saint-Joseph, St. Paul Street at at St. Sulpice Street, 1861 (Montreal, Les Magasins Les Cinémas, 1985, 97-111, illus.)
MONTREAL, QUE., stone house opposite the Bonsecours Market, 1861 (La Minerve [Montreal], 16 March 1861, 2, descrip.)

BOURGEAU & LEPROHON

MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise Notre-Dame, Place d'Armes, interior decoration of the Cathedral, 1869-70; completion of the interior and a high altar, 1874-80; funeral catafalque, 1881; pulpit and stair, 1885 (La Minerve [Montreal], 5 March 1881, 3; O. Maurault, La Paroisse: Histoire de l'eglise Notre-Dame de Montreal, 1929, 124, 155; Franklin Toker, "Victor Bourgeau and Notre Dame", in The Church of Notre-Dame in Montreal, 1970, 65-71 and Plates 44-49, illus.; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 94-105)
MONTREAL, QUE., Mother House of the Grey Nuns, Dorchester Boulevard West at Guy Street, addition for a hospital and construction of the Maison des Hommes, 1869-71 (Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 94-101, illus.; T. Martin, 'Mother House of the Grey Nuns: A Building History of the General Hospital', in Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Bulletin, xxiv, No. 2, 1999, 40-9, illus.)
LAVALTRIE, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, c. 1869 (C. Morissonneau & P. Trepanier, 'Du Chemin du Roy a  la Matawinie', in Continuite, No. 43, Spring 1989, 32)
MONTREAL, QUE., St. Peter's Roman Catholic Cathedral (now called Cathedral of Queen Mary of the World), Dorchester Boulevard West at Windsor Street, 1870-78; completed 1885-94 (Canadian Illustrated News, v, 10 Feb. 1872, 82, 88-9, illus. & descrip.; La Minerve [Montreal], 30 March 1885, 2, t.c.; 25 June 1886, 1, t.c.; 24 March 1894, 1, descrip.; Gazette [Montreal], 2 Sept. 1886, 5, descrip.; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 232-9, illus.; H. Kalman, History of Canadian Architecture, 1994, 315-18, illus. & descrip.)
LAVAL, QUE., Eglise St. Martin, 1870-74 (Laval, Livre de comptes, iv, 1867, record of payment for plans; Journal de la fabrique, entry for 18 Sept. 1877)
TROIS RIVIERES, QUE., City Hall, Royale Street, 1872 (R. Gauthier, Trois Rivières disparue, 1978, 68, illus.)
STE. DOROTHEE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1872 (La Minerve [Montreal], 9 March 1872, 2, descrip.)
QUEBEC CITY, QUE., Couvent de Bellevue, Ste. Foy Road, for the Dames de la Congregation de Notre-Dame-de-Montreal, 1872-73 (Journal de Quebec [Quebec City], 23 Sept. 1872, 2; Quebec City b.p. 11735, 11738, 6 July 1872; L. Noppen et al, Quebec: trois siecles d'architecture, 1979, 346, illus.)
MONTREAL, QUE., Chapelle de Nazareth, 1872 (La Minerve [Montreal], 6 May 1872, 2)
MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise St. Raphael, Cherrier Street, 1873-74 (Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 374-77, illus.)
ST. PAUL ERMITE, QUE., interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1874 (La Minerve [Montreal], 26 March 1874, 2)
COWANSVILLE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1874 (La Minerve [Montreal], 2 Nov. 1874, 2, descrip.)
MONTREAL, QUE., Couvent des Soeurs de la Misericorde, Dorchester Boulevard West at Guy Street, west wing, 1874; Chapel, 1874-78; altars in the Chapel, 1882-83; east wing, 1884 (L'Opinion Publique [Montreal], 9 Dec. 1875, 580, 582, descrip. & illus.; Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 88-93, illus.)
ST. ISIDORE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1874-76 (St. Isidore, Livre de comptes, 1874, 74; 1875, 78; 1876, 81; 1877, 83)
PLATTSBURG, N.Y., U.S.A., St. John The Baptist R.C. Church and Rectory, Broad Street, 1874 (National Register of Historic Places in New York State, 1993, 39)
ST. PHILIPPE, QUE., reconstruction of the R.C. Church and presbytery, 1875 (La Minerve [Montreal], 14 April 1875, 2, t.c.)
ST. CUTHBERT, QUE., R.C. Church, 1875-79 (J. Bazin, Notes prises au cours de l'ete, 1939)
ST. HYACINTHE, QUE., Monastery des R.R. P.P. Dominicains, c. 1875 (dwgs. at ANQM, CAR 40/2)
MONTREAL, QUE., Customs Examining Warehouse, Common Street at Custom House Square, 1875-76 (Globe [Toronto], 14 April 1875, 3, t.c.; Canada, Sessional Papers, 1876, No. 6, Appendix 17, 90; NAC, RG11, Vol. 3919, 575-93, specification signed by Bourgeau & Leprohon)
RIVIERE-DES-PRAIRIES, QUE., Eglise St. Joseph, Gouin Boulevard near 79th Avenue, 1875-79 (Riviere-des-Prairies, Livre de comptes, ii, 1851-1922, entry for 19 June 1877; Montreal, Les Eglises, l981, 276-79, illus.)
LONGUEUIL, QUE., Hospice St. Antoine, 1876 (Jodoin & Vincent, Historie de Longueuil, 1889, 497)
MONTREAL, QUE., Eglise St. Laurent, Ste. Croix Boulevard, interior decoration of the church, 1876 (St. Laurent, Livre de comptes, ii, payments to Bourgeau in 1876, 1882 and 1884)
ST. AIME, QUE., restoration of the facade and interior decoration of the R.C. Church, 1876; burned February 1907 (L. Lapalice, Histoire de la Seigneurie Massue et de la paroisse de Saint-Aime, 1930, 273)

V. BOURGEAU

MONTREAL, QUE., altar and reredos screen for the Reformed Episcopal Church, St. Redegonde Street, 1878 (dwgs. at ANQ, P 147/375)
MONTREAL, QUE., new tower and steeple for St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Richmond Street, 1878 (La Minerve [Montreal], 19 June 1878, 2, descrip.)
ST. CUTHBERT, QUE., R.C. Church, 1879 (C. Morissonneau & P. Trepanier, 'Du Chemin du Roy à la Matawinie', in Continuite, No. 43, Spring 1989, 32)

BOURGEAU & LEPROHON

I'ILE BIZARD, QUE., R.C. Church, 1881 (La Minerve [Montreal], 20 Oct. 1881, 3, descrip.)
CHAMBLY, QUE., reconstruction of the R.C. Church after a fire in 1880 (La Minerve [Montreal], 21 Feb. 1881, 2, t.c.)
POINTE-CLAIRE, QUE., Eglise St. Joseph, 1882-84 (La Minerve [Montreal], 12 Jan. 1885, 2; Montreal, Les Eglises, 1981, 259-65, illus.)
BEAUHARNOIS, QUE., interior decoration of St. Louis R.C. Church, 1883 (ANQ, Archives Gerard Morisset)
MONTREAL, QUE., altar at the Hospice St. Joseph, Cathedral Street, 1883 (La Minerve [Montreal], 28 Dec. 1883, 3, descrip.)
ST. HENRI-DE-MASCOUCHE, QUE., R.C. Church, 1884-85 (La Minerve [Montreal], 24 July 1885, 5, descrip.)
MONTREAL, QUE., orphanage, Ste. Catherine Street West at St. Urbain Street, 1885 (La Minerve [Montreal], 7 April 1885, 1)
ROME, ITALY, Canadian Seminary, 1885 (Journal de Quebec [Quebec City], 3 Oct. 1885, 2)
MONTREAL, QUE., Pensionnat de la Congregation du Notre Dame, Cathedral Street near Laurendeau Street, 1887-88 (Montreal, Les Couvents, 1984, 328-9, illus.)