Xavier Amiama (1910-Haiti 1969) 8.75"x6.5" UNTITLED 1935 Colored Crayon Ink on Paper Drawing Framed #36-3-96MFN

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A rare small vintage series of the portrait of a man with a white shirt drawing signed by the famous late painter Xavier Amiama made with colored ink and pencil. It is slightly ripped in the corners, signed & dated 1935 in the lower right corner. It will be shipped from New York from the private collection of Myriam F. Nader.

About this artist

Xavier Amiama was born in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic 1910 and died in Haiti in 1969. After numerous single artist shows in Santo Domingo, Amiama settled in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1936 to teach painting. He encouraged Pétion Savain to participate in the 1939 New York World's Fair. Amiama was among the original members of the Art Center and participated in several of its group exhibitions. In June of 1945, he held a single-artist show at the Art Center and exhibited with American army veterans in March 1951. (Peinture Haitienne /Haitian Arts by Marie-José Nadal and Gérald Bloncourt)