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Philton Latortue
Mr. & Mrs. Lion

1987

About

"Mr. & Mrs. Lion" is an original oil painting on canvas by Philton LaTortue. The artist signed the piece in the lower left corner. This piece depicts two humanoid lion figures--a husband and wife--and a purple creature that walks behind them. 24" x 20" art 35 1/4" x 31 1/4" frame Philon Latortue was born June 4, 1944 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. While studying at the Academie des Beaux Arts in Port-au-Prince, he joined the famed Centre d'Art in 1962. He is known for translating scenes of Haitian life through the use of animals. He has exhibited in galleries in the U.S., Germany and Mexico.

Details

  • Artist
    Philton Latortue (1944, Haitian)
  • Creation year
    1987
  • Dimensions

    H 35.25 in. x W 31.25 in.

    H 89.54 cm x W 79.38 cm

  • Gallery location
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Reference number
    LU60532322181
  • Seller reference number
    5772d

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