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[SOLD] Haitian Painting by Roland Dorcely


France, 1963

Born in port-au-prince, Haiti in 1930, Roland Dorcely attended St. Louis de Gonzague and the lycee petion. Roland Dorcely joined the art center in 1946 and in the same year traveled to France, where he studied with Fernand Leger and Andre Masson. Roland Dorcely participated in the Foyer des Arts Plastiques in Haiti and, together with Luckner Lazard, founded the Brochette gallery in 1954.

Roland Dorcely returned to France and lived in Paris from 1962 on, moving back to Haiti in 1969. Roland Dorcely’s work reveals the influence of the Paris School, particularly that of Leger. Roland Dorcely was the first Haitian artist to study in Paris under the sponsorship of the Haitian Government of Duvalier.

Roland Dorcely has exhibited in the United States, France, Canada, and Colombia. His works hang in the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, and in the collection of John Hopkins III, A. Roosevelt, N. Rockefeller, and others.




Original, no repairs or restoration


Height: 54" Width: 37.5"


Materials/Techniques: Acrylic on masonite, wooden frame