This is a terrific Vintage Male Portrait Painting by acclaimed Haitian Artist Signed Mathilde Desrosiers. This original fine art Caribbean painting is in excellent condition, with a rich painterly surface, and framed in a wooden period frame. The painting is signed in the lower left corner. Painting is hand painted on a wood panel. There is information to be found online in regards to this noted painter. The following is an descriptive found online.
"M. Desrosiers was born on March 22, 1927 in Port-au-Prince. After graduating from high school, he became a Customhouse Surveyor. In 1955, he became a member of the school Foyer des Arts Plastiques that was formed by a group of sophisticated artists who were dissatisfied with how issues affecting Haitian painters were addressed. Desrosiers won a bronze medal at the National Art Exhibition organized by the tourism office in 1959.
He exhibited in the Win-Ding Festival of Chicago in 1963, and at Art Expo in 1967. He is listed in Eva Pataki's book, Haitian Painting: Art and Kitsch, and illustrations of his paintings can be seen in John Allen Franciscus' book, Haiti: Voodoo Kingdom To Modern Riviera and in Clovis Desinor's book, Haiti: The First Negro Republic in the New World. Desrosiers has exhibited in the USA, and at many galleries in Haiti and Europe. Please look closely at the photos to appreciate all the great details, as well as to best understand overall condition.
Painting measures framed 12.25" x 16.75"
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