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Rodrigue Studio

  • 730 Royal St. Map It
  • French Quarter

Updated 04/09/2014

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Cajun artist George Rodrigue began his career as a painter with moody yet stirring portraits of rural Cajun life, but he gained popular renown in 1984 when he started painting blue dogs, inspired by the spirit of his deceased pet, Tiffany. Since then, the blue dog has found thousands of manifestations in various settings in the cult artist's paintings. Though Rodrigue died in late 2013 of cancer, his principal gallery, a space rather eerily lined almost entirely with paintings

of the blue dog, remains open.

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Address:

730 Royal St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70116, United States

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Phone:

504-581–4244

Sight Details:

  • Mon.-Sat 10–6, Sun. noon–5

Updated 04/09/2014

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