Jun 04, 2020 - Sale 2535

Sale 2535 - Lot 132

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
CAMILLE BILLOPS (1933 - 2019)
Untitled (Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose).

Color offset lithograph, 1992. 762x559 mm; 30x22 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, inscribed "untitled" and numbered 27/100 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by the Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia. From the Minstrel Series.

The lithograph is printed on top of sheet music for the song Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose, 1916, by Raymond Egan and Richard Whiting. Another impression is in the collection of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC, and was included in the exhibition Creative Space: Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop.