Author:DAVIS, Bernard


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Leeteg of Tahiti; Masterpieces on Black Velvet

By: DAVIS, Bernard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, Author Published: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Inscribed & Signed Copy

Seller ID: 34470

Condition: Fine

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 ... View more info