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Bwa Kayiman Haiti 1791 Print featuring the painting Bwa Kayiman Haiti 1791 by Nicole Jean-Louis







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8.00" x 5.88"


10.00" x 7.88"





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Bwa Kayiman Haiti 1791 Print


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Bwa Kayiman Haiti 1791 print by Nicole Jean-Louis.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Great composition in this piece. I love how you use the contrasts to outline the characters within a dark (and difficult) palette. A work full of strength. Awesome!! L/V

Wow! Thank you very much Angeles for your wonderful comment!

Wow! A very powerful and beautiful work of art that tells a story of great historical significance, Nicole! Amazing! L/F

Thank you so much Hazel!

I am glad I followed up on this. This is an important historical piece.

Welcome to my site Jim. I am pleased of your visit. I greatly appreciate your positive comment!

What a powerful story-telling image.

Welcome to my site Roy! Thank you very much!

Amazing painting!

Welcome to my site Vilas! Thank you very much!!

Thank you Petko!

Thank you Petko!

Thank you Petko!

Thank you Petko!


Thank you Petko!

Great painting!

Thank you Petko!

I like!

Thank you Petko!

This is an epic....marvelous....very moving...vf

Thank you so much, Omar!

An eye awakening story painting, thank you for sharing this with us all. Amazing art Nicole

Thank you so much, Nancy. I greatly value your appreciative comment.

great and grandeur painting Nicole F&V

Welcome to my site, Johnson! I greatly appreciate your comment.

Nicole, I am here again to admire this and your other outstanding and meaningful works of art. Thanks for your kind comments. F/V

Thank you very much Anne! I value your comment.

Nicole , this is one of those paintings and piece of history I think about often. Both your painting and your description are very informative. Another vote for this work of art. v/f/tweet

Thank you so much, Bob!! I greatly appreciate your visit.

I agree Nicole, you have the ability to paint a town's story like the great Bruegel did..together with your words is superb!! F/V.

Wow! Pieter Bruegel was a classic painter! His gallery is full of folk culture. Thank you so much Clotilde. I greatly appreciate your comment.

Great painting! v

Thank you very much, Gun!

Very nice :)

Hi Arlin! Thank you very much!

Wonderful piece Nicole. I have always liked this one. fav/v

Thank you so much, Andrew! Your appreciation is greatly valued!

Beatiful and very interesting this old ritual you have paint Nicole! Great artwork!

Welcome to my site, JI! Thank you very much!!

Hi Nicole, You are wonderful artist, fully of talent. I admire your works. And this is very beautiful painting. F&V

WOW! Thank you so much, Melly, for your wonderful words!!

Nicole, I think this is one of your most powerful works of art! .. Congratulation I am happy for you.

I thank you, Bob, for your words of appreciation and esteem; They mean so much to me.

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Artist's Description

Bwa Kayiman derives his name from the French "Bois Caiman". Others suggest a Creole derived name, "Bois Kay Iman" or "Woods by the House of Iman". Bwa Kayiman is a revolt against Racial Slavery. Before narrating this very important part of the Haitian History, I will first identify and describe the historical characters performing the ceremony of Bois Caiman in the painting: 1. Boukman-He is on the left of the painting; he is the only one with a shirt and long pants; unlike the field slaves who wore only the bare minimum to cover their bodies. He is the one holding the book in his left hand. His name is Dutty Boukman, for English, Dirty Bookman. He is a national Hero, a giant man, very powerful, fierce and fearsome, with an imposing appearance. He exercised an inexplicable influence on the maroons; he was an important, inspiring leader. Boukman was brought from Africa to the island of Jamaica; he was a self educated slave. After attempting to teach other Jamaican slaves to read, Boukm...

About Nicole Jean-Louis

Nicole Jean-Louis

COPYRIGHT NOTICE ALL MY ARTWORK IS REGISTERED COPYRIGHT WITH ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PRINTS OWNERS, OR ORIGINALS OWNERS CAN NOT COPY, REPRODUCE, REDISTRIBUTE, TRANSMIT, OR MANIPULATE IN ANY WAY MY PAINTINGS WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION FROM THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER , NICOLE JEAN-LOUIS. “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from the Almighty. All gifts that truly bless us are God’s gifts…” James 1:17 My name is Nicole Jean-Louis, my maiden name is Nicole Faublas. I was born in Port-au –Prince, Haiti. When I was nine years old, my grandfather, Luc Beauboeuf, inspired me to discover my artistic talent. Every sketch that I’ve made was greeted with profuse praises by my grandfather. “Draw me some more”, he will say to me. Every day...

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