David Adickes

"Tahiti, Sailboat, Palm Trees" Tropical Green, Teal, & Blue Toned Beach Seascape 1956



Oil paint, canvas


Tropical green, teal, and blue toned beach landscape painting by iconic Houston, TX artist David Adickes. The work features a grove of colorful palm trees in front of a tranquil sailboat set against a light aqua mountain range. Signed by artist in front lower left corner. Currently hung in a gold floating frame with a dark purple hand painted matting.

Artist Biography

Born (1927) and raised in Huntsville, TX, David Adickes is an artist whose art and heart are closely aligned with Paris, France. After studying art at the Atelier F. Leger in the late 40s, Adickes burst onto the art scene in Houston and elsewhere in the early 50s and has been a prominent member of Houston’s art community ever since. While his most visible works are his giant sculptures, from the Virtuoso in downtown Houston to the 76-foot Sam Houston in his hometown of Huntsville, David Adickes has for decades produced paintings that have been acclaimed in numerous art exhibitions and galleries, both in the United States and internationally. Moreover, his paintings continue to delight collectors with a distinct blend of classic style, delightful palette, and a touch of whimsy.

Dimensions With Frame

H 16.75 in. x W 14.75 in. x D 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)

Dimensions Without Frame

H 9.5 in. x W 7.38 in.