Original Haitian art painting for collecting and home or office decoration.
Calixte Henry is listed and well known by collectors (b.1933)
Subject: Young girl portrait
Size: 20″(W) X 24″ (H)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Born in Port-au-Prince on January 3, 1933. Calixte Henry completes primary and secondary school at Lycée Pétion. He worked several years as a telegraph operator, then enrolls in the Haitian Centre d’Art in 1955 and starts painting.
In 1959, he leaves the Centre d’Art to continue his research alone. He works with Galerie Monnin and he is interested and impressionism and cubism. He stops painting with brushes to use razor blades, which gives his painting a finer touch and transparency. Later, he paints with a palette knife.