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This is Archives Room 52. Haitian Art by Philton LaTortue

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LaTortue was born on June 4th, 1944 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He joined the Centre d'Art in 1962 and also studied at l'Academie des Beaux-Arts. In his early days he painted scenes of everyday Haitian life, particularly rural Haitians going about their business. For more than a decade now, he has been portraying animals acting like people, getting married, having banquets or lover's quarrels. His paintings are delightful, positive and a great pleasure to have around the house.

#1941 Philton LaTortue
30x40" Acrylic on Canvas
"The Lion Wedding"
1997 $950 framed.
SOLD 12/04
#204 Philton LaTortue
24x20" " Carnival in Haiti"
ca. 1975
$700 framed in Wood.
SOLD June 2006
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