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Clementine Reuben Hunter

 (1887 - 1987)
Clementine Reuben Hunter was active/lived in Louisiana.  Clementine Hunter is known for southern plantation folk art genre and landscape painting.

Biography   Clementine Reuben Hunter

Often referred to as "the black Grandma Moses," Clementine Hunter painted four to five thousand paintings, which were boldly colored images in folk art style of plantation life in Louisiana. Her subjects included everyday activities such as doing laundry and festive events including weddings, dances, and church going. She also did mural painting, and a number of her works had Christian religious subjects.

She was born at Hidden Hill Plantation near Natchitoches, Louisiana, and lived there the remainder of her life pf one-hundred-one years, raising seven children and working in the fields. She attended a local Catholic school, but quit at a young age and never learned to read or write. At age sixteen, she moved to nearby Melrose Plan   ...  Displaying 750 of 9206 characters.

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