Lot 188: DOUGLAS (20TH CENTURY HAITIAN) HAITIAN FIGURES 74cm x 100cm (29in x 39.5in)
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
DOUGLAS (20TH CENTURY HAITIAN)
signed, oil on board
74cm x 100cm (29in x 39.5in)
Scruffy, with minor bumps and abrasions.
We are unable to find any other records for this artist. The details and comments came directly from the estate.
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Provenance: Russian Works of Art from the Collection of The Late Jan Bethge Esq.
Note: This painting hung over the bar in the Grand Hotel in Port au Prince, Haiti until the 1960s and was used to pay the artist''s bar bill.