Henry Saint Clair
(1899 - 1990)
Henry Saint Clair was active/lived in France. Henry Saint Clair is known for Beach and harbor scene painting.
Biography Henry Saint Clair
A native of Normandy, the artist Henry Saint-Clair later moved to
Sotteville close to the pretty harbor of Honfleur. At the beginning of
his artistic career he was an art restorer for the French National
Museum, including the Louvre. He painted mostly in oil on painting
cardboard and his main subject matters were scenes at the beach and the
harbor of his home country.
The primary body of his work was created
between 1920 and 1970. This highly productive period was interrupted by
the German occupation from 1941 until 1945. The colors and the
cheerfulness of the paintings of Raoul Dufy were of great inspiration to
Furthermore, Saint-Clair was interested in the painting style