Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(ART.) Charles White. Two portfolios: "Six Drawings" (incomplete) and "I Have a Dream Portfolio." Two portfolios containing 11 of 12 lithograph prints of White's drawings; housed in mailing envelope, 18 x 22¾ inches, hand-addressed by Charles White to Professor James Porter of Howard University, and postmarked March 1962. New York and Los Angeles, 1953 and 1969

Additional Details

"Six Drawings." 5 (of 6) offset lithographs, 18 x 12¾ inches; minimal wear. In original printed portfolio featuring an essay by Rockwell Kent; portfolio worn and trimmed with separations at folds. Includes "The Mother"; "Let's Walk Together"; "Ye Shall Inherit the Earth"; "Harvest Talk"; and "Lincoln." Lacking the second print, "Dawn of Life." New York: Masses & Mainstream, [1953].

"I Have a Dream Portfolio." 6 offset lithographs, unbound, each 20 x 14¼ inches; minimal wear and toning. In original printed portfolio featuring a portrait of the artist and a list of his exhibitions and awards; portfolio worn with separations at folds. Includes "Seed of Heritage"; "I Have Seen Black Hands"; "The Wall"; "The Brother"; "Nat Turner, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"; and "Vision, Study for Silent Song." Los Angeles: Heritage Gallery, 1969.