Edward Lewis Signed 1975 “Sea Wall at Puerto Vallarta” Abstract Acrylic on Canvas


A 1975 acrylic on canvas painting by American artist Edward Lewis (1914-1992). The work, titled Sea Wall at Puerto Vallarta, depicts a sunbathing figure lying supine upon vertical layers of color with a sunrise in the horizon. This hard edge abstraction work makes use of blocks of color with two white stars present to the lower right. Signed, titled, and dated verso “Edward Lewis ‘75 Acrylic Sea Wall at Puerto Vallarta”.

Edward Lewis was an artist and art professor who taught at Sioux Falls College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri. Lewis studied in Los Angeles and Minneapolis before serving in the Army in World War II. Lewis pursued his PhD throughout the 1950s, and eventually graduated from Ohio State University in 1959. Lewis retired to Kansas City and taught private classes through the end of his life.


49.25” W x 49.5” H x 2” D.

Condition notes:

Small stains on canvas. Some scuffs and wear to the painting. There are some creases along the edges of the painting where it had once been stretched on a smaller stretcher. Scratches and scuffs to the frame. Other age appropriate wear.

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