Arijac (Harry Jacques) Oil Painting “Children Playing”

Arijac or Harry Jacques
20″ X 24″  (framed)
Oil on Canvas
Year 1975


Original Haitian art painting for collecting and home or office decoration

Arijac or Harry Jacques is well known and sought by collectors

Subject:  Children Playing with Kites

Size: 24″(W) X 20″ (H)  (Add 2″ for frame size) – Year 1975

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Excellent Condition – Shipping Framed

Harry Jacques (born 1937), known by the pseudonym Arijac, is a Haitian painter. He was born in Gonaïves, Haiti. After completing high school, Arijac took international correspondence courses in architecture and worked as a draftsman from 1962 to 1963 for the noted artist Sacha Thèbaud’s (Tebo) architecture firm. Arijac also worked in the school construction division of the Department of Agriculture until 1975. Thèbaud taught Arijac to paint in the 2000-year-old encaustic method, which involves using an iron with a mixture of beeswax, turpentine and pigment to create images. Considered one of Haiti’s finest painters, Arijac has exhibited work at the American Institute, the French Institute, the São Paulo Biennial and in New York City.

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 13 × 6 in


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