Chez Surette Art
  

From an oil painting by Nelson Surette
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This depicts the expulsion of the Acadians from Grand Pré, Nova Scotia. For collectors, art lovers, Acadians and Cajuns everywhere, this is an unprecedented opportunity to own and enjoy a Limited Edition Print of a Surette masterpiece. This is the second and last painting from which prints were produced by the late artist. Only 500 were made, 23" x 17.5", inspected, numbered & signed by the artist. Each is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, 8" x 10". Both print and certificate are ready for framing with inscription available in either English or French. A Limited Edition print of an acclaimed oil painting makes an excellent gift for a friend, family or associate. If you are a collector or an art lover you will know that like the orriginal painting, limited edition prints increase in artistic and monetary value and represent a prestigious addition to your collection. These were produced on a genuine Gütenburg press using highest quality Hahnemühle fine art paper, inspected by the artist, then numbered and signed by him. They are shipped in sturdy water-tight containers and insured. The price is $300 USD (US dollars - your currency of choice will be converted to this amount) which includes shipping & handling world-wide. Instructions for unpacking and framing are provided.

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Artist/l'Artiste

The main focus of Surette's art may be seen as twofold: his depiction of Canadian history particularly Acadia - his own heritage; and his passion for the sea. In the final analysis they merge into one since the Acadians, having colonized Nova Scotia as farmers early in the 17th century, later took to the high seas in large numbers and became fishermen.

Historical

Surette's magnum opus is considered to be his rendition on canvas of six important events in Canadian history surrounding the Acadians. The one displayed above is chronologically the fifth in the series. The one entitled "Burn and Lay Waste" was the first to be painted.

Gallery

Enjoy viewing many of the artist's finest works, from photographs taken over the fifty year period prior to his death. Experience the saga of Acadia through Surette's eyes. Vivid replays of historical events, fishing schooners, people, village life. Music of your choice.

 

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