PIERRE ELLIOT TRUDEAU
Pierre Elliott Trudeau, represented in this stipple portrait, was a constitutional lawyer and the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from 1968-79. He was then elected again through 1980-84.
This portrait was illustrated using well over a million hand applied .25mm dots.
Trudeau was the son of a successful French Canadian businessman and a Scottish mother. Educated at the Jesuit Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, he also attended Université de Montréal. Part of his education was as well the Harvard and London School of Economics. He also travelled extensively in his youth.
PIERRE TRUDEAU – PORTRAIT
PIERRE TRUDEAU, 15 x 20 STIPPLE PORTRAIT
PIERRE TRUDEAU is currently owned by the late Prime Minister’s son Justin Trudeau. This work from Claydon Fine Arts hangs in the Trudeau Foundation in Montreal. PIERRE TRUDEAU was one of the most well received pieces to be done by our feature stipple artist Todd Claydon.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau 1919-10-18 – 2000-09-28
Pierre Elliott Trudeau began his political career campaigning for socialist ideals. He eventually joined the Liberal Party of Canada when he entered federal politics in the 1960s. Pierre Trudeau was appointed as Lester Pearson’s Parliamentary Secretary then later became his Minister of Justice. Pierre Trudeau took control of the Liberal Party and became a charismatic leader inspiring “Trudeaumania”.
Since the late 1960s Pierre Trudeau dominated the Canadian political scene and aroused mixed reactions. “Reason before passion” was Pierre Trudeau’s personal motto. He retired from politics in 1984.