Michel J Cazabon
(1813 - 1888)
Michel J Cazabon was active/lived in France, Trinidad and Tobago. Michel Cazabon is known for Trinidad scenery painting.
Biography Michel J Cazabon
Born in Trinidad, the child of a free-colored family whose origins were
in the French West Indies and who moved to Trinidad from Martinique
after 1789, Michel Cazabon studied in Europe before setting up his studio in
Port of Spain in 1848. He soon won the patronage of the Governor, Lord
Harris, and of the wealthy planters Sir James Lamont and William Hardin
Burnley, and his career developed in response to the demands of the
His output consisted mainly of scenes of Trinidad in
watercolor and he produced drawings for two subscription albums of
lithographs published in 1851 (Views of Trinidad) and 1857 (Album of Trinidad)
as well as contributing to series of lithographs of Demerara an
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