TP on Christie's Cover

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Two Priestesses with Vase

by Hector Hyppolite

ca. 1945

Medium: Oil on board laid on masonite (this process was done by the
Smithsonian’s full-time official expert conservator)

Dimensions: 27.5 x 20 inches

Provenance:

Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Washington, D.C;

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981;

Formerly in the Permanent Collection of the Smithsonian Institution (Hirshhorn Museum
and Sculpture Garden), Washington, D.C, for 38 years;

Maurice C. and Patricia L. Thompson Collection, Wilton, Connecticut;

Gallery Malraux (now Pan American Art Project), Dallas and Miami;

Christie’s of NYC (prominently featured on the cover);

Sotheby’s;

Exhibited:
October 2012 to January 2013 at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, England

Home of famed black intellectual and scholar Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and
Mrs. Marcial L. Dyson, September 2009, Washington, D.C. for the
Congressional Black Caucus fundraiser for Haiti;

Hector Hyppolite Retrospective, Art Museum of the Americas of the
Organization of American States, May 18th to July 5, 2009;

Christie’s of NYC, November 1993; auctioned on Wednesday, November 24,
1993, Lot 9, page 21;

Sotheby’s of NYC, November 1988; auctioned on November 22, 1988; Lot 90;

Daimaru Museum of Art (Kyoto, Japan), Masters of Naive Art,
march-April, 1989, no. 58, page 93 (illustrated in color);

Yamagataya Art Gallery, April-May 1989 in Hakata, Japan;

Daimaru Art Gallery, Sept.-Oct. 1989, (Kyoto, Japan);

North Miami,Museum of Contemporary Art, Haitian Art, April-May, 1992,
no number;