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      Sale 2442 | Lot 82
      Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
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      • Sale 2442 Lot 82

        BEULAH WOODARD (1895 - 1955)
        Untitled (Bust of a Mangbetu Woman).

        Cast bronze with a black patina, 1937. 184x102x114 mm; 7 1/4x4x4 1/2 inches. Inscribed signature and date on verso.

        Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; Miriam Matthews, Los Angeles; thence by descent to the current owner.

        This small but beautiful African bust is only the second bronze by the artist to come to auction. Most of Beulah Woodard's heads are either in terra cotta or plaster which she then painted to look like bronze.

        Estimate $5,000 - 7,000


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