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Lucelle Raad

 (born 1942)
Lucelle Raad is active/lives in Florida, New York / England, South Africa.  Lucelle Raad is known for child genre painting.

Biography   Lucelle Raad


Lucelle Raad was born and educated in England, and moved to South Africa in her early twenties.  There, she studied the art of figurative painting, mostly of the Bantu men and women, whom she saw every day.

On close inspection of shadows, Raad found that there was a great variety of different colors, with blue as the predominant color.  Her early influences were of the Barbizon school and also of Sorola

During the political unrest in South Africa, she and her husband took their two children and moved to Long Island, eventually settling in Sarasota, Florida, where she presently resides and works in her studio.

Once asked why she paints only children, she replied, " I find unending satisfaction in combining my a   ...  Displaying 750 of 1536 characters.

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