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Up for sale from a recent estate in Honolulu Hawaii this 1970s South Pacific/Hawaii framed oil on velvet painting that is untitled depicting a seated nude that is facing away from the viewer that is seated on red and yellow silks that was created by the artist Ralph Burke Tyree (1921-1979). The condition is described above - for more information please check the photos. This is one of four paintings that will be listed by the artist in our store. Painting can be taken out of the frame and shipped for less.
Measurements:
Painting 30 inches x 24 inches
Frame 32.5 inches x 26.25 inches
More about the artist:
Ralph Burke Tyree (1921-1979) is well regarded as the most successful protege of Edgar Leeteg, the "Rembrandt of Black Velvet", exceeding his master with his sensuous depictions of scenes and people from the South Seas.
Sometimes their work was categorized as "Tiki Art" and graced famous haunts such as Trader Vic's, Kona Inn, Don the Beachcomer, Canlis Restaurant, Pat's at Punalu'u, and the Tropics.
Born in Kentucky, Tyree attended the California College of Arts and Crafts and then, between 1942 and 1946, worked as a public relations artist for the U.S. Marine Corps. Fascinated by the tropical flora and cultures of the South Pacific, Tyree painted extensively in Samoa, Fiji, the Gilbert Islands, the Marianas and Japan before settling on Maui in 1964. His work is filled with figures and portraits that are sensuous portrayals of Pacific island people.

Tyree is featured in Don Severson's book Finding Paradise, a sort of sequel to David Forbes' Encounters in Paradise, which was done for the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Like Leeteg, Tyree did paintings on canvas, board and velvet, and many believe that he surpassed his master's accomplishments in his renditions of the gracefulness of island beauty. Tyree's paintings are quite rare and collectible, occasionally showing up at premiere auctions or at quality galleries.

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Since 2006, Andres Harnisch Brokerage has specialized in selling art, antiques, jewelry, and collectibles. Harnisch is a certified personal property appraiser and holds accreditation through the Certified Appraisers Guild of America and the International Fine Art Appraisers. The company is the only brokerage in Hawaii to receive 'Professional Status' in the American Society of Estate Liquidators.


Since 2006, Andres Harnisch Brokerage has specialized in selling art, antiques, jewelry, and collectibles. Harnisch is a certified personal property appraiser and holds accreditation through the Certified Appraisers Guild of America and the International Fine Art Appraisers. The company is the only brokerage in Hawaii to receive 'Professional Status' in the American Society of Estate Liquidators.

Reserve: $1,300.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Hawaii.

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  • Condition
    The painting is on velvet, it is in good shape and comes from a island estate, The photos look slightly fuzzy but the piece is very bright in real life - photos are just very difficult to take...that explains the wired angle that they were taken with, minor abrasions in places - nothing terrible, the back without title but Tyrees Inventory number H663
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    70s Pacific Painting Velvet Seated Nude Ralph Tyree

    Estimate $1,500 - $2,000May 26, 2020
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    Ships fromJasper52 seller #120147 in Hawaii
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