'HAWAIIAN DRUMMER 1' by Jean Charlot. Very rare giclee print circa 1971 Top Right Hand signed. Measures 21 x 30 1/2 framed 29 x 38 x 1 Condition: EXCELLENT. Premium Koa Framed and ready to hang! About the artist: "Louis Henri Jean Charlot (February 8, 1898 – March 20, 1979) was a French and naturalized American painter and illustrator, active mainly in Mexico and the United States. Charlot spent an extensive period of his life living and working in Mexico. In 1949, Charlot went to teach at the University of Hawaii, where he stayed for over 30 years.There, he developed a close friendship with the world-famous local artist Madge Tennant and collaborated with Juliette May Fraser, an accomplished muralist in her own right, on several major commissions in and around Honolulu.During the summer of 1969, Charlot worked with Troy Smith at UH and Smith thanked him by creating a piece in the For... series named For J.C.
The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Hawaii State Art Museum, the Honolulu Museum of Art, the Isaacs Art Center (Waimea, Hawaii), and the University Hawaii at Manoa library are among the public collections having works by Jean Charlot.