Charles, Ermistral "Thialy" (Haitian, b. 1937)



Born in May, 1937, Ermistral Charles is known by the "nomme de guerre" of Thialy.  He started painting in 1973, and has become known for a style of sgrafitto painting, with detailed linework scratched into the surface of the oil paint.  He lives in the village of Kenscoff, above Port-au-Prince.

Man with Drums
Man with Drums
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Loa
Loa
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