Leeteg of Tahiti; Masterpieces on Black Velvet

By: DAVIS, Bernard

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Biography of Edgar William Leeteg [1914-1953], an American painter often considered the father of American velvet painting. He became a French citizen after immigrating to French Polynesia in 1933, where he spent the rest of his life painting the local life on black velvet. OCLC Number: 22810. 266 pages illustrations (some color); 23 cm. Two inscriptions in the author hand, with signatures, to the ffep - one dedicated, the other not. Book is bright, clean and otherwise unmarked. Unpacked weight, 930g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for particularly for heavier books for shipment to Canada and Overseas, but not usually to the USA. Questions? Quotes? Images? - please email.

Title: Leeteg of Tahiti; Masterpieces on Black Velvet

Author Name: DAVIS, Bernard

Categories: Art, Architecture & Design, Popular Culture, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, Author Published: 1969

Binding: Laminated Pictorial Boards

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Removeable Plastic Cover

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Author Inscribed & Signed Copy

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 34470

Keywords: EDGAR WILLIAM LEETEG ART BLCK VELVET PAINTINGS TAHITI