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Hernot Versaint born March 28, 1951 in Cap-Haitien. After primary school and high school at Lycee Philippe Guerrier, he began to paint in 1971. He studied under Charles Anatole and paints in the primitive style. He is also a master wood carver, in the way we say that Degas excels in portraying ballet. "His miniatures show a mastery of the knowledge of anatomy and he reigns supreme in this field, said Madame Shishi in her book Les Naif Haitiennes". He is a listed artist in Eva Pataki's book, “Art in Kitsch” and the book "Haiti Et SES PEINTRES De 1804 a 1980” by Michel Philippe Lerebours.Illustrations of his scupltures can be found in Madame Shishi's book," Les Naifs Haitiennes".
”This elegant handmade, beautiful wooden sculpture has been skillfully crafted by Hernot Versaint. The sculpture measures 4'' x 9'' x 3''. It is a depiction of a Haitian peasant woman. The bust is signed by the sculptor H. Versaint on the base, it is fully guaranteed to be the orginal work of the artist.”/p>