BENNY ANDREWS (1930 - 2006) Portrait of Vincent Smith.
Oil and collage on cream paper, 1987. 724x572 mm; 28 1/2x22 1/2 inches (sheet). Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Bellagio, Italy" in ink, lower right recto. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "28 1/2x22 1/2" in ink, lower center verso.
Provenance: the estate of the artist; gifted to the current owner, private collection.
Exhibited: Benny Andrews: Selection from a Life in Art, Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, February 8 - March 22, 1997.
This collage of the artist Vincent Smith is from Andrews' Portrait Series which he worked on at the Bellagio Foundation as a Rockefeller Fellow from October 10 - November 11, 1987.