Manes Descollines

Manes Descollines (1936-1985) 12"x16" The Reader and His Dog Acrylic on Canvas #9880GN-HA Price Upon Request

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BUY NOW this original painting signed by the late famous master painter Manes Descollines. This beautiful painting depicts a man with his book on hand talking to his dog , while a woman is shown in the background. It's a 12" x16" oil on canvas dated 1980.

Manes was born in Petit-Tou de Nippes in 1936 in Haiti. He  was a self taught artist from the workshop of Jaime Colson, a Dominican who was the director of the Dramatic Art Society of Haiti. He started to paint under Gerard Resil, and Dieudonné Cédor, then under Luckner Lazard in 1961. He took up ceramics under Tiga and Emmanuel Joachim. He exhibited in Haiti and abroad. His scenes of Haitian life are highly prized by colectors. Many of his works are children playing  in the streets. In 1975, he discovered that he was allergic to all forms of paint, a tragedy for him as an artist.  He was anguished by that, lonely and mad. Then one day in 1985, he decided to kill himself.  

" A sensitive and logical style in which depth is expressed by formal design alone" says the art critic and author Gérald Alexis in his book " Peintres Haitiens".  Buy the Book Now!

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BUY NOW this original painting signed by the late famous master painter Manes Descollines. This beautiful painting depicts a man with his book on hand talking to his dog , while a woman is shown in the background. It's a 12" x16" oil on canvas dated 1980.

Manes was born in Petit-Tou de Nippes in 1936 in Haiti. He  was a self taught artist from the workshop of Jaime Colson, a Dominican who was the director of the Dramatic Art Society of Haiti. He started to paint under Gerard Resil, and Dieudonné Cédor, then under Luckner Lazard in 1961. He took up ceramics under Tiga and Emmanuel Joachim. He exhibited in Haiti and abroad. His scenes of Haitian life are highly prized by colectors. Many of his works are children playing  in the streets. In 1975, he discovered that he was allergic to all forms of paint, a tragedy for him as an artist.  He was anguished by that, lonely and mad. Then one day in 1985, he decided to kill himself.  

" A sensitive and logical style in which depth is expressed by formal design alone" says the art critic and author Gérald Alexis in his book " Peintres Haitiens".  Buy the Book Now!

Interested in Purchasing This stunning piece? Click Here To Request Price!  Own a piece of art by this artist? Each piece is unique. Get the actual estimated market value of yours Now! How Does It Work?

Want to know more about the wonderful art of Haiti? BUY NOW Your Haitian Art Book!

Can't find what you are looking for? Click Here To Ask Us!

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