Edgar Jean Louis

About the Artist

Edgar's Studio, Bel-Air, Port-au-Prince, 1995 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 1995).
Edgar's Studio, Bel-Air, Port-au-Prince, 1995 (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 1995).

Edgar Jean Louis was one of the leading houngans and vodou flag makers in the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince.  He was born in 1921, and shared a temple with the fellow artist and houngan, Sylva Joseph.  His work was characteristic of the classic Bel Air style of design and craftsmanship.

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St. Jacques - Vodou Flag
SKU: EJL-1601

Sequins and beads on fabric, with clear plastic "window" covering paper chromolithograph of St. Jacques' face (30 1/2” x 32”), c.2000.  This flag is published in  Spirits in Sequins:  Vodou Flags of Haiti (p. 66).
This flag is being sold by Judy Hoffman for the benefit of the Art Creation Foundation for Children, which she founded in Jacmel, Haiti.

$650
Product Status: 
Sold