Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 123

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(ART.) White, Charles. Six Drawings. 6 offset lithographic prints of White's drawings, 18 x 12 3/4 inches, in original printed portfolio sleeve with light toning and staining and separations at folds; minimal wear to prints. With duplicate copies of prints I, IV, and V, the duplicates with light wear. New York: Masses & Mainstream, [1953]

Additional Details

The portfolio, which includes a printed introduction by Rockwell Kent on one flap, is inscribed warmly: "In our possession is a rich and precious thing, a thing we will cherish and protect with our deepest love and respect. This thing--the friendship and love of you two wonderful people. Lorrie & Mel, long live the things we share in common. Long live peace. Fran & Charles, June 6, 1963." The compositions are titled "The Mother," "Dawn of Life," "Let's Walk Together," "Ye Shall Inherit the Earth," "Harvest Talk," and "Lincoln."
with--another Charles White portfolio, "10/", with 9 of 10 reproductions plus a printed introduction leaf by Harry Belafonte, 22 x 17 inches. Moderate wear to portfolio, minimal wear to contents but lacking the final print, "Move on Up a Little Higher." With an illustrated order form for the portfolio. Los Angeles, CA: Pro-Artis, 1961.