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This is Archives Room 77. Haitian Market Paintings by Piracasso
Petizil Durand was born in Petionville, Haiti on May 22, 1971. He began painting in 1989. His father is a butcher and his mother a marchande, selling products in the market. He has a job as a security guard at night.
He assumed the name Piracasso as an homage to his idol, Pablo Picasso.
There have been hundreds of "market painters " since the master Casimir painted the archetype in the early 1960's, but Piracasso is one of only a handful who have painted the subject in an original style.
#2092 Piracasso
8.5x20.5" Acrylic on Canvas
" Market" 1998
$140 Framed in wood, blue

SOLD December 2004

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#2339 Piracasso
8.5x20" Acrylic on Canvas
"Market" 2001
$140 Framed in wood, red

SOLD 04/6

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