Carnival

615

Artist:
Andre Normil
Technique:
Oil On Masonite
Year:
1970
Width:
16
Height:
16

$3,500.00

About artist

Andre Normil

Andre Normil one of Haiti's most important and influential painters was born in September 26,1934 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In 1951 he joined the Centre d'Art. His works are included in the permanent collection of the Musee d'Art Haitien du College Saint Pierre in Haiti and the Milwaukee Museum of art in the United States. Andre is a remarkable natural draftsman, who finds delight in painting scenes of paradise, depictions of carnival and his famous Noah's arks. His works were prominently featured in exhibitions held in England in 1969, Germany and Italy in 1970 and France in 1971. Past sales of his works have commanded high prices at the Sotheby's Parke Bernet auction House in 1975, 77, 79, 81, 82 and Christie's auction house in 1995 and 1996.

About the work

Painting Description:

“Andre Normil is famous for carnival scene. This painting thrives on its primitive qualities. In this picture, a carnival celebration is the center of attraction. The masqueraders are dressed in blue to distinguish them from the musicians and spectators. This painting is signed and is housed within an elegant hand carved wooden frame.”

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Carnival

Carnival

Andre Normil “Carnival”