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Lot 48

Charles Obas Orage Menacant Oil on Canvas 1965

Estimate: $500 - $800

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Obas, Charles (Haitian, 1927-1969), Orage Menacant [Threatening Thunderstorm], 1965, oil on canvas, relined, signed and dated lower right, 24 x 36 inches, in a carved folk art wood frame 28 x 40.5 inches. Exhibited: Reframing Haiti: Art, History and Performativity, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2011. Provenance: the collection of author and historian Marcus Rediker, Pittsburgh, PA. According to popular accounts the artist went to the National Palace in 1969 to protest the regime of Francois Duvalier, and was never heard from again.

Condition

Relined, otherwise in good condition. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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