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Paintings by Dimitri Fouquet

"Rizzum & Blues"



"Ravi Shankar"



"Opium Dream"



"Marie Laveau"



"Baron Samedi"



Dimitri Fouquet

(1943-2002)

New Orleans artist

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  1. These are gorgeous paintings - thank you for sharing them. I especially like Rizzum and Blues - is this artist a relative?

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  2. Thanks to both of you.

    Yes, he is my late father-in-law. The Baron Samedi was used as the front cover art for Dr. John's "Creole Moon" and the Marie Laveau on the back. I'm fortunate enough to own "Rizzum & Blues," which is a fairly large painting and the Ravi Shankar. Dimitri was a great artist and a wonderful man. I wish he was still around and painting.

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  3. *Wow* Thank you so much, Kristin, for posting your father-in-laws *dazzling* paintings; what an exquisite legacy, and you have well honored him (and the lwa) by sharing this work. Each time I view them I discover something anew. Of course, they are now difficult to obtain but I will continue to seek them for purchase. I feel I would truly be missing something precious if they should be unavailable for viewing even on line in the the upcoming years. And you, by the way, have a brightness and vividness in and of yourself that prompts my smiles! Most Sincerely! Angelique

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  4. I'm just reading this. I don't know how I missed it! Thank you so much for your kind words, Angelique. I'm flattered.

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  5. Hello everyone, Is there any printings available of Mr Fouquet's art , I am fascinated by his Baron Samedi and Marie Laveau.
    Best,

    JC
    henry2@indiana.edu

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  6. While the Fouquet family retains all copyrights to the images and the original oil paintings, we had nothing to do with the actual manufacture of the posters. Dimitri was a generous man and allowed that aspect to be handled by a friend. I can honestly say that the family has received no monetary reward from this arrangement.

    That said, I did a quick Google search and found this link to Dimitri's Marie Laveau poster: http://www.neworleansproducts.com/store/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=807

    I can't find anything on the Baron Samedi.

    Best wishes and thank you for your interest in Dimitri's artwork.

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