CASIMIR Laurent (1928-1990) 24"x20" Market Scene c1980 Oil on Canvas #1-2-95MFN
Buy NOW for your Haitian Art collection this original art of work duly signed by the very well known Haitian artist Casimir (Casimir Laurent). This painting was painted in the 1970's well before he started mass-producing market paintings.
Casimir Laurent was born in 1928 and died in 1990 both in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. His work has been exhibited in Haiti, the United States, England and Brazil. Collectors have appreciated his stylized crowd scenes, his open-air paintings depicting marketplace activity and leisure pursuits, like cockfighting. His work belongs to the permanent collection of Haitian art of the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, IA and the Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee, WI. His name is mentioned in major Haitian art books :“Laurent injects rhythm into densely populated market-places and carnivals by using the interplay of colors”. (Peintres Haitiens, Gérald Alexis, Editions Cercle d’Art, 2000)
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