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Clementine Hunter

 (1886 - 1988)
Clementine Hunter was active/lived in Louisiana.  Clementine Hunter is known for primitive genre-other naive.

Clementine Hunter

Often referred to as "the black Grandma Moses," Clementine Hunter painted 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 a number of Christian religious subjects.

She was born at Hidden Hill Plantation near Natchitoches, Louisiana and lived there the remainder of her life, 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 Plantation where she worked for many years as a field hand.

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About  Clementine Hunter

Born:  1886 - Little Eva Plantation, Louisiana
Died:   1988
Known for:  primitive genre-other naive