May 16, 2019 - Sale 2509

Sale 2509 - Lot 323

Price Realized: $ 2,750
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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
KARA WALKER
Freedom, a Fable: A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times.

Bound pop-up book, with offset lithographs and 5 laser-cut, pop-up silhouettes on wove paper, 1997. 230x198 mm; 9 1/8x7 3/4 inches (sheets, bound as issued). Edition of 4000. Printed by Typecraft, Inc., Pasadena. Published by The Peter Norton Christmas Project, Santa Monica.

Each year, the Peter Norton family commissions an art edition to celebrate the Christmas season and holidays. The book was privately published and gifted to friends. Another copy of this book is in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.