Charles Mcphee

(19102002 ) - Artworks
MCPHEE Charles Old Maori Woman

International Art Centre /Aug 17, 2011
579.24 - 868.86
695.04

Find artworks, auction results, sale prices and pictures of Charles Mcphee at auctions worldwide.
Go to the complete price list of works Follow the artist with our email alert
Along with Charles Mcphee, our clients also searched for the following authors:
William James Reed, Peggy Spicer, Tom Esplin, Ernest Mervyn Taylor, Arthur Dagley, Maude Burge, Douglas Badcock
Artworks in Arcadja
43

Some works of Charles Mcphee

Extracted between 43 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Charles Mcphee - Crunchy The Clown

Charles Mcphee - Crunchy The Clown

Original
Estimate:

Price:

Lot number: 122
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
Description:
122. Charles McPhee - Crunchy the Clown Oil on velvet 86.0 x 68.0 Signed more info... Charles McPhee 1910 - 2002 was one of the original velvet painters. He studied with the founder of this genre, American Edgar Leeteg 1904 -1954. In the early years after WWII, painting on velvet was cast as a unique new technique enabling the artist to render life forms in a tactile and extremely lifelike way. McPhee enjoyed immense success, he was always one year behind with his portrait schedule of commissioned works. His popularity was such that his exhibitions were always sell outs. McPhee died in Auckland in November 2002 at the age of 92. A documentary titled Velvet Dreams was directed by award winning Samoan director Sima Urale in 1998. The narrator meets velvet artists and collectors in Seattle, Arthur Leeteg's widow in Tahiti, art historians in Auckland and, finally the then 88 year-old velvet painter, adventurer and party boy, Charles McPhee.
Charles Mcphee - Mareva

Charles Mcphee - Mareva

Original
Estimate:

Price: Not disclosed
Lot number: 170
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
Description:
170. Charles McPhee - Mareva Oil on velvet 90.0 x 68.0 Signed more info... Charles McPhee 1910 - 2002 was one of the original velvet painters. He studied with the founder of this genre of painting, American Edgar Leeteg 1904-1954. The early years of velvet painting, after WWII was cast as a unique new style of painting that had a secret that enabled the artist to render life forms into a touchable, lifelike look that conveyed a sense of being there. McPhee enjoyed immense success from the first days of his debut, he was always one year behind with his portrait schedule. His popularity was such that his exhibitions were always sell outs. McPhee died in Auckland in November 2002 at the age of 92. A documentary titled 'Velvet Dreams' was directed by award winning Samoan director Sima Urale in 1998. The narrator meets velvet artists and collectors in Seattle, Arthur Leeteg's widow in Tahiti, art historians in Auckland and, finally the then 88 year-old velvet painter, adventurer and party boy, Charles McPhee.
Charles Mcphee - Tahitian Sunset

Charles Mcphee - Tahitian Sunset

Original -
Estimate:

Price: Not disclosed
Lot number: 200
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
Description:
200. Charles McPhee - Tahitian Sunset Oil on velvet 68.0 x 89.0 Signed more info... Charles McPhee (1910 - 2002) was one of the original velvet painters. He studied with the founder of this genere of painting, American Edgar Leetag (1904-1954). In the early years, velvet painting was cast as a unique new style that enabled the artist to render life forms into touchable lifelike images that conveyed a sense of being there. McPhee enjoyed immense success from the first days of his debute, he was always one year behind with his portrait schedule. His popularity was such that his exhibitions were always sell outs. McPhee died in Auckland in November 2002 at the age of 92. A documentary titled 'Velvet Dreams' was directed by award winning Samoan director Sima Urale in 1998. It featured a man so obsessed by a woman seen in a junk shop painting that he traverses the Pacific to find out who she was. The narrator meets velvet artists and collectors in Seattle, Arthur Leeteg's widow in Tahiti, art historians in Auckland and, finally the then 88 year-old velvet painter, adventurer and party boy, Charles McPhee. This movie can be viewed online at www.nzonscreen.com/title/velvet-dreams-1997/
Charles Mcphee - Old Maori Woman

Charles Mcphee - Old Maori Woman

Original
Estimate:
Starting price:

Price:

Net Price
Lot number: 136
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
Description:
136. Charles McPhee - Old Maori Woman Oil on velvet 89.0 x 65.0 Signed & inscribed Old Maori Woman more info... Charles McPhee (1910 - 2002) was one of the original velvet painters. He studied with the founder of this genere of painting, American Edgar Leetag (1904-1954). The early years of velvet painting, after WWII was cast as a unique new style of painting that had a secret that enabled the artist to render life forms into a touchable, lifelike look that conveyed a sense of being there. McPhee enjoyed immense success from the first days of his debute, he was always one year behind with his portrait schedule. His popularity was such that his exhibitions were always sell outs. McPhee died in Auckland in November 2002 at the age of 92. A documentary titled 'Velvet Dreams' was directed by award winning Samoan director Sima Urale in 1998. It featured a man so obsessed by a woman seen in a junk shop painting that he traverses the Pacific to find out who she was. The narrator meets velvet artists and collectors in Seattle, Arthur Leeteg's widow in Tahiti, art historians in Auckland and, finally the then 88 year-old velvet painter, adventurer and party boy, Charles McPhee. This movie can be viewed online at www.nzonscreen.com/title/velvet-dreams-1997/
Charles Mcphee - Nani

Charles Mcphee - Nani

Original
Estimate:

Price:

Net Price
Lot number: 44
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
Description:
44. Charles McPhee - Nani Oil on velvet 96.0 x 72.0 Signed & inscribed more info... Charles McPhee (1910 - 2002) was one of the original velvet painters. He studied with the founder of this genere of painting, American Edgar Leetag (1904-1954). The early years of velvet painting, after WWII was cast as a unique new style of painting that had a secret that enabled the artist to render life forms into a touchable, lifelike look that conveyed a sense of being there. McPhee enjoyed immense success from the first days of his debute, he was always one year behind with his portrait schedule. His popularity was such that his exhibitions were always sell outs. McPhee died in Auckland in November 2002 at the age of 92. A documentary titled 'Velvet Dreams' was directed by award winning Samoan director Sima Urale in 1998. It featured a man so obsessed by a woman seen in a junk shop painting that he traverses the Pacific to find out who she was. The narrator meets velvet artists and collectors in Seattle, Arthur Leeteg's widow in Tahiti, art historians in Auckland and, finally the then 88 year-old velvet painter, adventurer and party boy, Charles McPhee. This movie can be viewed online at www.nzonscreen.com/title/velvet-dreams-1997/
Arcadja LogoProducts
Subscriptions
Advertising
Sponsored Auctions
Subscriptions

Who we are
Our Product
Follow Arcadja on Facebook
Follow Arcadja on Twitter
Follow Arcadja on Google+
Follow Arcadja on Pinterest
Follow Arcadja on Tumblr