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Jasmin Joseph

Born, 1923 in La Grand Rivière du Nord

The following biographical sketch centred on the familiar tale of a white man claiming to have discovered a Haitian artist. It appeared in the catalogue Artists of the Western Hemisphere | Art of Haiti and Jamaica, Art Gallery, Center for Inter-American Relations, 600 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y., October 10 - 27, 1968

“Joseph was born of peasant stock in La Grande Rivière du Nord in 1923. He was discovered by Jason Seley in 1948. Since that time he has been a full time sculptor and, more recently, a remarkable painter. The Stations of the Cross and other terra cotta figures in the Episcopal Cathedral are by him.”

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