Roland Rockville

Baron au Cimetière - Vodou Flag
SKU: RORO-2001

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Sequins and beads on fabric.
(36 1/4” x 36”), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 110).  She writes:  "In this narrative, the spirits are unwilling to release the newly deceased body, feeling that those who may abuse the life force don't understand the goodness of the life rcently departed."

Sale: 
$1,600
$1600
Papa Legba - Vodou Flag
SKU: RORO-2002

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Sequins and beads on fabric.
(38 1/2” x 35”), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 22).  She writes:  "Note the use of the chromolithograph image of Saint Antonio coupled with the incredible sequin work featuring Rockville's signature "shading".

Sale: 
$1,600
$1600
Erzulie Danthor - Vodou Flag
SKU: RORO-2003

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Sequins and beads on fabric.
(39 1/4” x 34 1/2”), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 104).  She writes:  "Roro's Danthor uses the chromolithograph as a starting point.  The tremendous use of differemnt sequins in the same color family to depict a shaded, more three-dimensional idea is Roro's ultimate signature."

Sale: 
$1,600
$1600
Les Trois Déesses (Marassa Trois) - Vodou flag
SKU: RORO-2004

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Sequins and beads on fabric.
(38 1/2" x 35"), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 31).  She writes:  "Rockville incorporates the veve diagram in this piece.  His signature style of effectively employing the limited color choices in the sequins to "shade" the figures is also evident."

Sale: 
$1,600
$1600
Papa Damballah - Vodou flag
SKU: RORO-2005

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Sequins, beads and plexiglass mirror on fabric.
(38 1/4” x 35”), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 104).  She writes:  "Here Roro uses other elements, including mirrors, to work out his vevé-like iconography."

Sale: 
$1,600
$1600
Erzulie Freda - Vodou Flag
SKU: RORO-2006

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Beads and sequins on fabric, with  clear plastic covering on chromolithograph print of face.
(16" x 15 1/2”), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 103).  

Sale: 
$550
$550
Dambalah Ouedo- Vodou Flag
SKU: RORO-2006

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Beads and sequins on fabric, with  clear plastic covering on chromolithograph print of face.
(16" x 15 1/2”), c.2005.
Ex. collection of Nancy Josephson.
The flag is published in the book Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti by Nancy Josephson (p. 25).  She writes "In this small 14" x 14" flag, Rockville needed to use the chromolithograph to show the face of the saint.  Note the use of French curves in the border.  This is one of Rockville's trademarks."

Sale: 
$550
$550

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