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      Sale 2255 | Lot 16
      Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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      • Sale 2255 Lot 16

        RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1909 - 1989)
        Untitled (Man Playing a Mandolin).

        Woodcut on cream wove paper, 1936. 135x89 mm; 5 3/8x3 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed in black ink, lower margin. A very good, dark impression.

        The sculptor designed a selection of greeting cards in the 1930s, including one depicting his bronze, Blackberry Woman, the first piece by an African-American artist acquired by the Whitney Museum of American Art. This is Barthé's first print to come to auction. Vendryes p. 56.

        Estimate $2,000 - 3,000


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