This is a oil on board by Salnave Philippe Auguste, a Haitian artist who started his career as a lawyer and magistrate. He began painting when he was 52 and became famous for his jungle scenes with voodoo figures. He also painted carnival and exotic street market scenes. The painting here features a still-life with butterflies, and is signed and dated 1967 in the lower right. The overall size is 24 3/4 x 35 3/4 in.
sight size is 16 3/4 x 28 1/2 in. Provenance: the Hirsch estate.
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