This beautiful primitive masterpiece depicts a humoristic Haitian "combite" scene. It is a 30"x48" oil on masonite. A "combite" is an informal cooperative group of Haitians helping a neighbor get work done to the accompaniment of drumming and singing.
Self-taught, Haitian primitive master, André Normil was born in Haiti in 1934 and died on May 2, 2014. He started to paint in 1944 at the Centre d'Art. He paints Haitian life's daily scenes with keen observation and humor. His animal scenes are rich in colors. His primary colors, composition, and techniques are among the best in Haitian art. His works are a must for a serious collector. His name is cited in many Haitian art books. "Like Bigaud, Normil depicts scenes of daily life with a certain humor". (Peintres Haitiens by Gerald Alexis). Get the Book in English Now!
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