Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 118

Price Realized: $ 270
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ART.) HARDISON, INGE. Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. Heavy plaster composite bust, 8 1/2 inches high; labels on and under the base; tiny chip to the left ear and base. Np, circa 1967

Additional Details

Artist Inge Hardison was commissioned by the Old Taylor Distillery in 1967-8 to create a series of busts of noted African-American inventors and doctors. Daniel Hale Williams (1858-1931) the subject of this bust, performed the first successful heart operation.