TOM LEA (1907-2001)The Americans from the EastDesign for Mural - St. Louis Post Office, 1939Tempera5in. x 15in....
Auction amount: $38,240.00
Sold: Dec 2, 2006
Birth Place: El Paso (El Paso county, Texas, United States)
El Paso painter Tom Lea is most associated with his nostalgic paintings of cowboys and ranch life based on childhood memories. However, his most innovative work dates to the 1930s, stylized magazine illustrations and Cubist-inspired murals for WPA libraries and post offices. Following a stint in World War II documenting battles for Life magazine, Lea returned to El Paso, where he became noted for his paintings and books on the cattle industry.
Tom Lea Original Art Values Sold at Auction
TOM LEA (1907-2001) The Americans from the East Design for Mural - St. Louis Post Office, 1939 Tempera 5in. x 15in....
Saturday, December 2, 2006
TOM LEA (American, 1907-2001) Pit Stop En Route to the Homestead Pen and ink on paper 14-1/2 x 22-1/2 inches (36.8 x ...
Saturday, May 17, 2014
TOM LEA (1907-2007) Prelim Drawing for Lone and Wide Charcoal and graphite on paper 44 x 55 inches (111.8 x 139.7 cm)...
Saturday, December 1, 2007
Tom Lea (American, 1907-2001) On the Trail Lithograph on paper 11-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm) (sheet) Signed...
Saturday, May 12, 2018
TOM LEA (American, 1907-2001) Cowboy on Horseback Oil on cardstock 10-3/4 x 7-1/2 inches (27.3 x 19.1 cm) Signed low...
Saturday, November 10, 2012
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