Manning de Villeneuve Lee (1894-1980), American
CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS LEADING HIS SHIPS; ROBINSON CRUSOE AFTER THE SHIPWRECK; PIRATE LOOKING OUT TO SEA
Three oils on canvas; the former signed lower right, titled verso, the second signed lower right, the third signed lower left. Circa 1920s.
Each 32" x 24" — 81.3 x 61 cm.
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The artist was an illustrator whose works appeared often in magazines as cover designs. He illustrated more than two hundred historical books for young people, including Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Kidnapped” and “Adventure Isle”.
Department: International Art