Oct 05, 2017 - Sale 2456

Sale 2456 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 12,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
BEAUFORD DELANEY (1901 - 1979)
Untitled (Green Drip Abstraction).

Gouache on wove paper, 1958. 603x483 mm; 23 3/4x19 inches. Signed, dated and inscribed "To Lucien, on his birthday with affection from Beauford Delaney Paris 1958" in ink, lower center.

Provenance: the artist, Paris; David Leeming, New York; private collection, Connecticut (1995). David Leeming is the author of the important biography of the artist, Amazing Grace: A Life of Beauford Delaney, and is a professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of Connecticut.