Fokko Tadama (1871-1937) “Ladies Lunching – Seattle” 1920s Oil On Canvas SOLD P1097

Born illegitimate and bi-racial, orphaned young, half Indonesian, half Dutch, and finally and impact-fully American, Fokko Tadama's story is as interesting as his body of work. And it varies in the telling (see below) Mentor to the Issei community of painters, he is an important figure in the Northwest School of painting. First steeped in the Dutch ...