Apr 06, 2017 - Sale 2442

Sale 2442 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 3,500
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Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
CHARLES ALSTON (1907 - 1977)
Untitled (Study for Lena Horne).

Graphite and oil on linen canvas, circa 1955-60. 914x1016 mm; 36x40 inches.

Provenance: the estate of the artist; thence by descent to the current owner.

An unfinished but striking sketch from the artist's jazz singer series.