Louis Charles Springett
1853 - April 5 1940
Louis Charles Springett was born in Bruges, Belgium in 1853. He was educated in Bath,
Somerset and at the South Kensington School of Art.
After immigrating to Canada in 1902 he settled in the Cowichan Valley on
He exhibited work with the Vancouver Exhibition in
1926. He also exhibited work with the Island Arts and Crafts
Society from 1916 to 1930, and at the Cowichan Fall Fair
in Duncan between 1902 and 1931.
He died in Victoria in 1940 at the age of 86.
References - BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refer to BIBLIO.
References - GROUP EXHIBITIONS
PROFILES OF A HERITAGE - Images of Wildlife by British Columbia Artists
Published by Centennial Wildlife Society of British Columbia and Liane Davison
1987, no ISBN, Traveling Exhibition Curated by Liane Davison
Softcover, not paginated, works illustrated in colour and black & white
Includes early artwork by Louis Springett
References - GENERAL
ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY -
LIST OF EXHIBITORS
THE SPRINGETTS OF MAPLE BAY
by Dennis Minaker, 1985
(Note: Springett is not in Biographical Index of Artists in Canada)
CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1910/1914
(refer to DIR)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death
(refer to BCVS)