Original 1958 Clementine Hunter Oil painting Going to the Plantation Church
Original 1958 Clementine Hunter Oil painting "Going to the Plantation Church". Clementine Hunter was self- taught. She was a Black Folk artist from the Cane River region of Louisiana.
She lived and worked on Melrose Plantation. Clementine was born at Hidden Hill Plantation.
She started painting in her 50s; living to be over 100 years old. She was the first African- American to have a solo show in New Orleans. This is a rare original painting by Clementine Hunter. "Going to the Plantation Church" represents early African Americans going to church on the plantations.
The painting depicts African Americans going to Church in their Sunday clothing. The painting is on Gypsum board. Clementine used her house wall materials for this painting. The painting is signed on the bottom right with the initials CH.
The C is backwards, because Clementine did not know how to spell. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "maroverlee0" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Size: medium 18.5 in x 27 in unframed 15.5 in 23.5 in
- Region of Origin: Louisiana, USA
- Artist: Clementine Hunter
- Production Technique: Oil Painting
- Framing: Oak frame with linen liner
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Style: African American art, Black Folk Art
- Item Height: 18
- Item Width: 27
- Material: Oil on Gypsum Board, Canvas
- Time Period Produced: 1950-1959
- Type: oil on gypsum board
- Title: Going to the Plantation Church
- Features: Signed by Clementine Hunter
- Subject: louisiana, church, melrose plantation, Landscape, Still Life
- Culture: African American
- Signed: Yes
- Signed By: Clementine Hunter, signed by CH
- Year of Production: 1958
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original