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Artist from Haiti - Edger Jean-Baptiste

(1917 - 2002)
Born in Bainet, Haiti

Edger Jean-Baptiste was born in 1917 in Bainet. Originally a cobbler and a tailor, Jean-Baptiste and his wife raised five daughters and two sons, one of whom is now deceased. read more

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Grinding Corn by Edger Jean-Baptiste
Grinding Corn
Edger Jean-Baptiste

country of origin: Haiti
24x30 inches (61x76cm)
acrylic on canvas
gold frame
painted pre 1980

Price   $6,195.00

Please Note: This painting has faint pin holes around the perimeter, probably caused by being attached to stretchers.In addition there is some minor flaking of the paint. The defects in this work are typical of works of this age and do not detract from its beauty or value. Jean-Baptiste lost his vision around 1980 and consequently has not painted for many years. His works are considered highly collectible and hard-to-find. This is a museum-quality piece.


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