This interesting folk art watercolor of a figure made from vegetables was done by Haitian artist Alix Roy (1930-2010). Roy was born in Port-au-Prince, and studied at St. Louis de Gonzague and the Louis Hall Institute. He has worked with the first generation artists to join the Center of Art, namely Luce Turnier, Maurice Borno, and Lucien Price. In 1956, he traveled to New York to work on perfecting his painting technique. He has exhibited mainly at Galerie Nader and Expressions Art Gallery in Haiti, Puerto Rico, and the United States. Watercolor on paper, signed upper right, and housed under glass in its original decorated wooden frame. Dimensions: 8” h x 10 ½” w, actual; 13” h x 16 ¾” w, framed.
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