Madge Tennent 1889 - 1972

Kava Bowl, Polynesian Still Life, 1928
Oil on Canvas Laid on Board
18.50 x 20.25 in (46.99 x 51.44 cm)
22 x 24 in

Very early work by Madge conceived during her trip to Hawaii from Australia and during a stopover in Samoa. Illustrated in Arthur Tennent, The Art and Writing of Madge Tennent at p. 65. Island Heritage 1977.  Madge Tennent oils are rarely on the market because the estate was mostly intact when it was given to the Isaacs Art Center in Kamuela.  Provenance: Donald Angus, then purchased by Patches Damon Holt, Gift to the Honolulu Art Museum, later deaccessioned in a small sale of works from the museum.  


Provenance: Ex. Coll. Madge Tennent, purchased by Donald Angus, Patches Damon Holt, Honolulu Museum of Art, sold in a public sale to a Honolulu private collection.  

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