Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2

Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
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Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
Bust of Woman with Long Neck #2
SKU: AND-1405

Wood sculpture (38" h. x 9 1/2" w. x 8 1/2" d.)
c. 1970
Purchased from Galerie Issa in Port-au-Prince c.1973. To current owner by descent. Excellent condition.  Some natural cracking as shown in photos.

Exhibited at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Millville, New Jersey (July to December, 2016) for exhibit:  Shades of Past, Colors of Present:  Preserving Caribbean Cultural Heritage in New Jersey.

Andre Dimanche in 1970's (photo courtesy of Robert Brictson).

André V. Dimanche (1901-1988)

We are fortunate that the eminent scholar of Haitian art, Gerald Alexis, has permitted us to reprint this memoir of André Dimanche, published in Le Nouvelliste on May 3, 2017:

La sculpture en Haïti au XXe siècle : André V. Dimanche, sculpteur intuitif 

$1250