Gervais Emmanuel Ducasse (1903-1988) 24"x16"  1977  "Bataille de Vertieres"  Oil on Board #19MFN

Gervais Emmanuel Ducasse (1903-1988) 24"x16" 1977 "Bataille de Vertieres" Oil on Board #19MFN

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BUY NOW this original primitive painting signed by the late famous Haitian master Gervais Emmanuel Ducasse born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in December 1903 and died in 1988. This painting is signed G.E. Ducasse in the lower left, and inscribed along the lowered edge: " Cria-t'il En avant, En Avant, malgre la mitraillette meurtriere, Capois a la tete de sa demi-brigade pendant la bataille de Vertieres, le cheval renverse par un boulet." It is an oil on board, and dated in 1977. 

Gervais Emmanuel Ducasse was considered as the most genuine of the Haitian primitive painters. He was a charming and submissive painter who seemed to have no conception of the environment worl: of life he took snapshots, notwithstanding either good or evil. Such paintings by Ducasse are jealoulsy guarded by collectors all over the world. Ducasse's name is mentioned in all major Haitian art books and his artworks exhibited at many museums around the world, among which Nader's Art Museum, Museum" College St Pierre" in Haiti and the Brooklyn Museum of Art in NY . 

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