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Tom Lea

an oral history

by Tom Lea

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Published by Texas Western Press in El Paso, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • El Paso (Tex.),
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Lea, Tom, 1907- -- Interviews,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
    • Artists -- Texas -- Interviews,
    • El Paso (Tex.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Rebecca Craver and Adair Margo.
      ContributionsCraver, Rebecca McDowell., Margo, Adair.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3523.E1142 Z475 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1123795M
      ISBN 100874042348
      LC Control Number94061797
      OCLC/WorldCa32936619

        Few artists saw World War II from as many perspectives as El Paso artist and writer Tom Lea. Commissioned by Life magazine to paint the war as it was being experienced by U.S. and Allied troops, Lea went aboard a Navy destroyer in the North Atlantic to cover the fight against the German U-boats in late ; was on the carrier Hornet days before its sinking Brand: Texas A&M University Press. Biographical Sketch. Tom Lea, artist and writer, was born in El Paso, Texas on J After displaying a natural aptitude for painting and drawing as a child, Lea received formal training at the Art Institute of Chicago from to and as apprentice and assistant to the Chicago muralist John Norton from to

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      Tom Calloway Lea III was a painter, muralist, illustrator, and author best known for his depictions of the El Paso, Texas, region and his World War II illustrations which appeared in Life magazine.: Lea was born J , in El Paso to Tom Lea Jr., and Zola May Utt Lea. Tom Lea Jr., was a renowned criminal lawyer and the mayor of El Paso from to Tom Lea's The Wonderful Country opens as mejicano pistolero Mart???n Bredi is returning to El Puerto [El Paso] after a fourteen-year absence. Bredi carries a gun for the Chihuahuan warlord Cipriano Castro and is on Castro's business in Texas. Fourteen years earlier--shortly after the end of the Civil War--when he was the boy Martin Brady, he 5/5(1).


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