Willie Earl Robinson (Mississippi, b. 1950) oil on canvas painting depicting African American figures hoeing a field, foreground, and cabin with figure standing on the porch in the background. Signed "W. Earl Robinson" lower right. Housed in a grey wood frame. Sight – 11 5/8" H x 19 1/4" W. Framed – 15 1/4" H x 23" W. 20th century. Biography: Self-taught artist Willie Earl Robinson was born in Yazoo City, MS and currently lives in Clarksdale. His works are in permanent collections in the Cottonlandia Museum and Delta Blues Museum. Recently a movie character inspired by Mr. Robinson and his art was featured in Christine Swanso's romantic drama, All About Us, starring Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, a collector of Mr. Robinson's art. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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