Apr 22, 2021 - Sale 2565

Sale 2565 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
AARON DOUGLAS (1899 - 1979)
Oak Bluffs (Vineyard Haven).

Etching and aquatint on cream wove paper, circa 1955. 114x191 mm; 4 1/2x7 1/2 inches, wide margins. Signed, titled, and numbered 11/15 in pencil, lower margin. Printed in 1975 by printmaker Stephanie Pogue, who signed and inscribed "Impression: Stephanie E. Pogue, 1975" in pencil, lower margin.

Alternative titles used by Aaron Douglas for this scarce etching include Vineyard Haven and Three Trees. After receiving a Carnegie Foundation grant, Douglas travelled and painted along the East Coast in the summer of 1951 - including a visit to Martha's Vineyard. Earle p. 220.