Vital, Pauleus (Haitian, 1917 - 1984)



Pauleus Vital was a Haitian artist. He was born in Jacmel, in October 1917. He grew up learning to build boats, and cabinets. At age 21 he moved to Port-au-Prince to further his building career. At age 38, Vital started to paint, after his half-brother Prefete Duffaut, introduced him to Centre d'Art.

Centre-dArt Jacmel
Ceremony, 1981
Ceremony, 1981
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Le Centre d'Art
Magical Ceremony, 1982
Magical Ceremony, 1982
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Le Centre d'Art
Untitled (Town gathering), 1960s
Untitled (Town gathering), 1960s
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King Herod the Adulturer, 1982
King Herod the Adulturer, 1982
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Island On Fire: Jonathan Demme
Ceremony for La Siren, 1982
Ceremony for La Siren, 1982
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Judgement Day, 1983
Judgement Day, 1983
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