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The following art works have been donated by Gladys Kinoian Lujan '56.

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Mentor's paintings usually depict Haitian daily life, which is the reason why this painting and "The Crucifixion" are so unusual and fascinating. One is a dramatic depiction of the crucifixion of Christ, the other a striking rendition of battle scenes. And both are painted to resemble stained glass artworks. One of Mentor's later paintings, a rural scene, was chosen for the front and back covers of the March 1972 issue of the magazine, "Americas", a publication of the Organization of American States (OAS).

--Text by Gladys Kinoian Lujan, Class of '56, Bryant College

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29" x 20"

Scenes of Battledetail.jpg (62 kB)
Scenes of Battle- detail

Scenes of Battledetail2.jpg (81 kB)
Scenes of Battle- detail 2

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