Michel Henry, French Artist (1928 - 2016)
Amsterdam - Oil on canvas, Signed lower right.
Michel Henry was born in Langres in 1928. He attended the Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and later studied with Narbonne, Georg, Chapelain-Midy and Legueult. In 1957 he became a member of the House of Descrates in Amsterdam and the following year was named member of the Casa Velasquez in Madrid.
He was a member of the Salon d’Automne and also exhibited in the Salon de la Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts, the Salon Comparisons, and the Salon Terres Latines.
Michel-Henry used bold colours in his compositions of flower still life, landscapes and marines.
For his dedication and contributions to art and artists Michel Henry was awarded the Croix de Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 1981.
His works are in the collections of the French Government, the City of Paris , the Museum of Valence, Bogota and the Museum of Alencon. His work is collected internationally.
Michel Henry died in 2016.