Casimir Laurent 20"x24" Busy Day in Town Oil on Canvas Painting #7-SM

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Description

The late renowned Haitian artist  Casimir Laurent signed his original 20 "x 24" oil on canvas, which is in good condition and framed 26 "x 30". It represents a busy market scene in yellow hues from the Mastandrea family collection in Texas, where the painting will be shipped. Our gallery will issue a certificate of authenticity upon purchase.

About this artist

Casimir Laurent was born in 1928 and died in 1990 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 and 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 marketplaces and carnivals by using the interplay of colors." (Peintres Haitiens, Gérald Alexis, Editions Cercle d'Art, 2000)

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