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Lei Makers by Cornelia Foley

Regular price $22,500.00 Sale

Lei Makers by Cornelia Foley Conte crayon Dated 1937 Dimensions Image 18 1/4" x 24" Frame 32" x 39 1/4" Linen mat with gold filet Condition: Excellent, framed in koa & 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. --- Born in Honolulu, Cornelia Foley is known for her figure paintings of Hawaiian women in a style much influenced by Diego Rivera. She studied at the University of Washington and at the Slade School in London. She then returned to Hawaii and established a reputation as a painter and printmaker. She is most notable for her figure subjects, especially appealing young Polynesian women. Her paintings suggest voluptuousness and her models are dressed in clinging outfits and placed in floral settings.