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Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
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Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
Jacques-Richard Chery (Cap Haitien, Haiti)
SKU: JRC1402

Oil on board (24 x 32), 1975
Framed in original hand-carved frame.
Purchased from the artist in Port-au-Prince in 1975.
To current owner by descent.

Excellent condition, except for slight chipping of red paint where shown in photo (below fruit basket).

Born in Cap Haitien in Northern Haiti on February 2, 1928, Chery started painting whilst still working in his regular job as a barber. He then opened a gas station in the Artibonite Valley and exhibited his art at his place of work. Following the warm reception given to his works, and on the advice of his friend Philome Obin, he moved to Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haitian Art, in 1951. In 1965, he entered the Galerie Issa, where he painted for several years. His works are often reproduced in magazines (Time, Vogue), as well as in art books.

$ 2,800
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Sold