09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Jacques (Jean) Enguerrand Gourgue (Haitian, 1930-1996) Joue le mort /A Scene with a Houngan [Voodoo Priest] Calling Forth a Zombie S...

$1,185$1,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Jacques (Jean) Enguerrand Gourgue (Haitian, 1930-1996)

Joue le mort /A Scene with a Houngan [Voodoo Priest] Calling Forth a Zombie
Signed and dated "J.E. GOURGUE-1/49-" l.r., inscribed and titled "13)..." on the
reverse.
Gouache on Fulton canvasboard, 24 x 20 in. (61.0 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime, craquelure.

Provenance: Purchased in 1949 at L'Centre d'Art, Port-Au-Prince, by Marion Read Barbee Kier, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; by family descent.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Jacques (Jean) Enguerrand Gourgue, L'Centre d'Art, Marion Read Barbee Kier, Port-Au-Prince, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Centre d'Art