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A Galerie of Haitian Art
SINCE 1974

This is Room 8A
Haitian Art by Gabriel Alix.
Gabriel Alix was born in St. Marc in 1930. He came to Port-au-Prince in 1946 at the urging of his lifelong friend, the legendary Hector Hyppolite. He joined the Centre d"Art at that time. Alix was a taciturn man who was married to an artist, Madeline Mirvil, also a jungle painter. In his early years he painted scenes of typical Haitian life in a naive style but as the years went by, he became one of the great technicians among Haitian artists. In later years, he seemed to concentrate on jungle paintings with an occasional still life. Gabriel Alix died in October 1998

Gabriel Alix at Issa's May 1995 Photo©Bill Bollendorf
GARL79 Gabriel Alix
'Cat" 1979
20x24" Framed as shown.
Withdrawn September 2012
#1404 Gabriel Alix
20x24"
mid 1980's
$3500 framed in gold
Purchased from Issa in 1992
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