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      Sale 2424 | Lot 13
      Price Realized: $4,250With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2424 Lot 13

        P. (PRENTICE) HERMAN POLK (1898 - 1985)
        Mildred Hanson Baker.

        Silver print, 1937. 203x254 mm; 8x10 inches. Signed in ball point pen and ink, lower left. Printed by the artist likely in the 1970s.

        Provenance: acquired directly from the artist (1979); private collection, Montgomery, AL. The owner, a life-long resident of Montgomery, was a friend of the artist who visited his residence and studio at the Tuskegee Institute beginning in 1979.

        Another print of this photograph is in the Paul R. Jones collection, Atlanta, GA, and is illustrated in Deborah Willis' Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to Present. Willis p. 71, fig. 81.

        Estimate $2,000 - 3,000


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $4,250

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