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A Haitian Art Gallery

SINCE 1974

This is Room 43A
Haitian Paintings by Calixte Henri

Calixte was born on January 3, 1933 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. His first job was as a telegraph operator. He was a member of the Centre d'Art from 1955 to 1959 when he left to study independently. In the mid 60' he joined the Galerie Monnin. At some point he became interested in impressionism and cubism, particularly the work of Braque and Seurat and began to experiment with razor blades as a means of applying the paint. Soon he moved on to painting with a palette knife exclusively. He is one of the master painters of Haiti and has inspired and trained many students, including Lamothe, Dreux, Cameau Rameau and Hilome Jose.

Calixte Henri passed in 2010
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#351 Calixte Henry
12x16 Oil on Canvas
"Still Life with Bottle"
1986 $450 Framed
Sold May 2003
#1472 Calixte Henry
16x20" oil on canvas
1992 Still Life with cat
$900 framed
SOLD. October 2007
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#1160 Calixte Henry
16x20 Oil on Masonite
"First Communion"
1990 $700 framed
Sale $399

SOLD 12/06

#1206 Calixte Henry
20x24" Oil on Canvas
" Still Life with Pineapple"
1991 $900 framed Sale $499
SOLD May 2005
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