Henri R. B. Lepetit is active/lives in France, Belgium. Henri Lepetit is known for genre, landscape, marine.
Biography Henri Lepetit
Born in Brussels, Belgium in May 1956 to German-French parents, Henri Lepetit enjoyed a very normal early childhood in a close knit family with a younger sister and brother. Then in the mid-sixties Henri and his father, a dedicated naturalist, set out on an expedition to Africa. Years pased as they gathered specimens from the remotest areas of the sub-Saharan regions of west and central Africa.
The very nature of this nomadic life ruled out any formal schooling. Barely in his teens, Henri Lepetit joined the rail tracks maintenance crew of an iron ore company, worked on the docks in the port of Abidjan, and bagged spitting cobras in the forests of northern Dahomey to collect the venom for pharmaceutical labs. His art career beg
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