Mar 24, 2022 - Sale 2598

Sale 2598 - Lot 86

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(ART.) Charles White. His "10" portfolio, signed and inscribed. Portfolio of ten photo-offset lithographs plus an introductory text leaf, 22 x 17 inches; small light scuffs in outer margins of text leaf and print #2, a few very light wrinkles and minimal wear to prints; inscribed on text sheet by the artist "To the Harmons with warmest regards, Charles White , May 17, 1965." In original glossy paper portfolio reading simply "10/ Charles White" on front, 22 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches; split along fold, tape stains and moderate wear. Los Angeles: Pro-Artis, 1961

Additional Details

The prints include: "Southern News, Late Edition"; "Mayibuye Afrika"; "Go Tell It On the Mountain"; "Flying Fish"; "Let the Light Enter"; "Awaken from the Unknowing"; "Birth of Spring"; "C'est L'Amour"; "Nocturne"; and "Move On Up a Little Higher." The text sheet is headed "10/ Charles White" and features an introduction by singer-activist Harry Belafonte. The portfolio's inner flap includes extensive biographical notes on the artist, as well as his "Statement on Personal Philosophy" and a list of contents.

WITH--White's ACA Gallery exhibition catalog laid in; 8 pages, minor staining. New York, 17 May 1965.