Damballah

1006

Artist:
Jean R. Croichy
Technique:
Medium Acrylic
Year:
2002
Width:
12
Height:
20

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About artist

Jean R. Croichy

Jean Richard Coachy (Croichy)  was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1951. At the age of thirteen, he was accepted at the Calfou Club. He began his studies under the supervision of Haitian master Petion Savain. Coachy's Cubist Abstract, Surreal and impressionist has earned him the reputation of one the leading artist of Haiti. His works are primarily in acrylic on canvas and gouache. His themes include action cubist abstract gesture. In addition to painting, Coachy is also a respected art instructor in Haiti. His pupils include Jean Francoise and Mona Haigler. He has held many exhibits in the United States, Europe, and Haiti. Illustrations of his painting can be seen in Jonathan Demme's book, "Island on Fire" and John Allen Franciscus' book, "Haiti Voodoo Kingdom To Modern Riviera.

About the work

Painting Description:

“The wages of sin is death” is the theme of this painting. According to biblical teachings, Eve sinned by biting into the apple, the forbidden fruit. In doing so she destroyed the perfect world that was created by God for all mankind.

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Damballah

Damballah

Jean Richard Coachy “Damballah"