Sep 15, 2015 - Sale 2390

Sale 2390 - Lot 39

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
ALONZO ADAMS (1961 - )
Phenomenal Woman.

Watercolor and pencil, 1993. 565x756 mm; 22 1/4x29 3/4 inches. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "To: Dr. Angelou - You give me hope and inspiration" in pencil, lower left and right.

Inspired by artists such as Rembrandt, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and Charles White, New Jersey artist Alonzo Adams, has had a significant career in the arts, exhibiting his work nationally at institutions such as the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ. Adams credits artist and art historian David Driskell's mentorship in helping him understand his aspirations and goals as an artist. Biography courtesy of the artist's website.