Artist from Haiti ( 21 Apr 1953 - 2002 )
Jean-Baptiste Jean was born April 21, 1953 in Cap-Haitian and began to paint in 1972 as a student of Philome Obin. (In the first painting below, Jean-Baptiste Jean is seated at an easel with Philome Obin standing next to him, providing guidance.) He also studied at the Centre d'Art in Port-au-Prince, formally joining the Centre in 1973. He is known as a Third Generation Master of the Northern School.
Jean-Baptiste Jean died in 2002.
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