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Island Boy - By Cornelia Foley

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Island Boy - By Cornelia Foley. Woodblock, 1937. 8" x 8", archivally framed in premium black frame and ready to hang. **If you are interested in this item, PLEASE CONTACT US at 808-227-2931 or mkg@maunakeagalleries.com for more information and accurate shipping rates to your location. --- Cornelia Foley (1909-2010) was born in Honolulu and is best known for her figure paintings of Hawaiian women in a style much influenced by Diego Rivera. She began her art training under Huc-Mazelet Luquiens at the University of Hawaii and continued her art education at the University of Washington, London's Slade School of Art (as a pupil of Henry Tonks). Major paintings by Foley are held by the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri.