GEORGE LUIS VIAVANTAmerican, 1872-1925
George Luis Viavant was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1872. He was a painter and sketch artist who specialized in watercolors of local fauna. Viavant studied at the Parelli Southern Art Union from 1884-1893. His work won a prize at the 1884 New Orleans Cotton Centennial Exposition, and is in the collection of the Louisiana State Museum.