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Haiti 1492 Before Christopher Columbus By Nicole Jean-louis Poster featuring the painting Haiti 1492 Before Christopher Columbus by Nicole Jean-Louis







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Haiti 1492 Before Christopher Columbus poster by Nicole Jean-Louis.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Beautiful painting, Nicole!

beautiful work Nicole, l/f and tweet

What an amazing painting, wonderful imagination Nicole, good detail and perspective. Thank you also for the equally amazing history lesson in the description! Great work indeed!....l/f

Well done! You did a beautiful job with this painting.

So festive and alive! L/F

Lovely scene, the eye never rests!

Beautiful painting Nicole. f/l

Thank you so much Pravine!

Lovely painting of a lost civilization - a beautiful tribute. What a sad and interesting history lesson.

Thank you so much Marianne for you appreciative comment!

This is such a delightful painting! And wow what a history lesson! Thank you for adding such a wonderfully educational description!

Thank you so much Fran! I greatly appreciate your approving comment!

Wonderful work Nicole! pin

Thank you so much John!

Beautiful painting, interesting composition!

Thank you Sergey!

Beautiful work

Thank you Thomas!

Stunning artwork Nicole,very very beautiful

Thank you Gordon!

Beautiful painting!

Thank you Sharon!

Very beautiful painting! Love the colors, style, and composition! And it tells a story! l/f

Thank you so much Liesl!

I really like the way this painting draws your eyes all around from one thing to another and I love the "business" of the painting because it shows the perfect way of people coming together to make a whole village what it is. Really nice painting.

Thank you so much Tamra! I greatly appreciate your wonderful comment. :})

This is wonderful Nicole! I love your style! L/F/Pin

Thank you so much Lorraine!

Beautiful work of art.

Thank you so much Khalid!


Thank you Blaz!

Fantastic work Nicole. I hope this fginds you in good heart. L/fav

Thank you so much Andrew! Yes, I am happy to hear from you! :})

Wow, very nice work !

Thank you so much Sorin!

really beautiful work

Thank you so much Paul!

I learn more from reading your site than I ever did in school. Thank you, Nicole, for your patient and thorough scholarly research, the courage to speak truth, and for beautiful paintings to convey the message! Brilliant work!!

Thanks for your wonderful comment and your terrific support, Mars! :})

Wonderful painting, so colorful and bright, Nicole :) LF

Thank you Johanna for your wonderful comment! :})

This painting is wonderful! It tells such an interesting story. And certainly your historical commentary is incredibly enjoyable! F/L

Thank so much Pamela for your wonderful comment!

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On the evening of December 5, 1492, Christopher Columbus spotted Haiti. Christopher Columbus waited daylight on December 6th, the celebration of St. Nicolas, to disembark on a magnificent bay that he called, Saint Nicolas. Today, that bay still keeps its given name. My painting shows life in the island, while the three Spanish boats: La Nina, La Pinta, and La Santa Maria were seen approaching Haiti at the horizon. The Spanish thought all the inhabitants of the countries they discovered were "Indians". In reality, America was populated by copper colored tribes. They were seen as red skinned by the Spanish because they colored their skin with red roucou pigment (annatto, archiote).Those tribes were different from each other in behavior. The "Incas" of Peru and the "Aztecs" tribes of Mexico both possessed a remarkable civilization. The "Caribs" tribes of Martinique and of Guadeloupe were very cruel. They often attacked their neighbors. The Spanish called this tribe, "Caribis" which means...

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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