Fruits and Vegetables

620

Artist:
Sisson Blanchard
Technique:
Oil On Masonite
Year:
1970
Width:
8
Height:
10

$600.00

About artist

Sisson Blanchard

Sisson Blanchard was born in 1929 in Trouin, a small mountain village in the south of Haiti. Blanchard came to Port-au-Prince and worked as a landscaper at the Centre d'Art. He started painting in 1948 with the encouragement of an American sculptor named Jason Seley. It was Joel who gave Blanchard his first painting materials and suggested that he do a painting to show to Dewitt Peters. Blanchard's barnyard and peasant scenes, naive and bold in their charming exuberance, have had a direct appeal to art lovers. Illustrations of his painting can be seen in Marie Jose Nadal's book "Haitian Arts” and Eleanor Ingalls Christensen's book "The Art of Haiti".

About the work

Painting Description:

“Still life of fruits and vegetables by the legendary Haitian artist Sisson Blanchard. The painting is signed on the lower left corner S. Blanchard.”

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Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables

Sisson Blanchard “Fruits and Vegetables”