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Painter Marie Adrien Persac Profile (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-03-26

Duration: 00:04:50

Subjects: Persac, Marie Adrien, 1823-1873 | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters | PAINTINGS | PLANTATIONS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Bacot, H. Parrot Interviewee
  • Rosen, Steven Interviewee


This segment from the March 26, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of the work of French-born painter Marie Adrien Persac, who is best known for his paintings depicting plantation life in 19th century Louisiana. It includes interviews with H. Parrot Bacot, a Persac biographer, and Steven Rosen, an art expert. Host: James Fox-Smith