Louverture Poisson was born in the town of Les Cayes in 1914. He came to Port-au-Prince in 1942 died in 1985 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Poisson’s obsession with the depiction of light is a continuous process in his much varied work. Gérald Alexis in his book “ Peintres Haitiens” depicts his work as a long pilgrimage towards perfection in pictures drawn from his environment. Louverture Poisson