Fish Market by the Sea

Fish Market by the Sea
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Fish Market by the Sea
Fish Market by the Sea
SKU: GSAB-1501

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti, b. 1922)
Oil on board (24 x 40), c.1968
Framed in original hand-carved frame. Purchased from the Centre d'Art in Port-au-Prince in 1968. To current owner by descent. Excellent condition.

A mechanic, then a detective, Abelard learned sculpture from Ulberman Charles, son of Normil Charles, also a renowned sculptor. He joined the Centre d'Art in 1946 and received encouragement for his paintings which are particularly characterized by the unusual birds and trees which abound in them. (Biographical information above taken from Haitian Arts by Marie-José Nadal-Gardere and Gerald Bloncourt - Paris, 1986).

$2800