Raymond Dorleans

(Hinche, Haiti 2 March 1947 -)


Haitian Landscape with Workers

Acrylic on Masonite Board

ca. 15 5/8 x 29 5/8 inches,painting
17.75 x 31.75 inches, silvered wood frame with a green fillet

Signed, lower left.


Fine condition with bright color.


Raymond Dorleans is a leading artist in Haiti, being a very skilled designer and sketch artist.  He began painting studying with painter and metal-artist Edgar Brierre (b. 1933) and had his first art exhibit in 1973.  His work is characterized by dark blue green landscapes with bright figures.  He is represented in many private art collections worldwide.





John Allen Franciscus. Haiti: Voodoo Kingdom To Modern Riviera.   Burt Printing Co.; 1980.


Peintres haitiens at Agora Encheres at Drouot Richelieu Auction. Paris:16 November 1980, Lot 11.


Eva Pataki. Haitian Painting: The Naives & The Moderns. New York : School of Education, Queens College, City University of New York; 1987. page 25. Based on a traveling exhibition for the New York City schools.


Haitian Art: Twenty years of collecting at the Waterloo Museum of Art Waterloo, IA.: Waterloo Museum of Art; 1997. page 24. The Museum is now called the Waterloo Center for the Arts.


Gerald Alexis. Peintres Haitien. Paris: Editions Cercle d'Art; 2002. English & French editions.


Sotheby's Selected Auctions 2002. Haitian and Latin American Painting and Drawings. page 18.


Sotheby's, December 10, . Haitian and Latin American Painting and Drawings