Vintage Black Velvet Painting 1970's
A must have Vintage Black Velvet Painting for the aficionado of this art form.
This 'South Pacific Dreams' vintage piece depicts a young Polynesian woman with a hibiscus flower adorning her hair as the primary subject against a coastal background. The composition highlights the tactile qualities and texture of the black velvet medium, creating an air of mystery.
Velvet Paintings gained popularity throughout the 1930's and 1940's, with the American Artist Edgar Leeteg as a prominent and leading figure, becoming known as the 'Velvet Gauguin'.
Wood framed, as is. Signed on the bottom left hand corner, “Frank Love 1970”.
H 94 cm x W 107 cm