Jean Claude Severe (Haitian/Cap-Haitien, 20th c.)
Le Vaudou Haitien, circa 1972
Oil on Masonite, 20 x 24 inches
Framed dimensions: 20 ¾ x 24 ¾ inches
Nader Art Gallery, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Fahimie Marks Collection, Christies 19, May 1992, Sale 7295
Under the tutelage of Philome Obin, Jean Claude Severe would take up painting at an early age. After a short period he left the art world for what was at the time a better paying career. Jean Claude created a significant yet small body of work, meticulously painted with clear attention to detail.