Dec 10, 2020 - Sale 2554

Sale 2554 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 21,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
CHARLES ALSTON (1907 - 1977)
Three Figures (Illustrations).

Watercolor and pencil on wove paper, circa 1940. 330x292 mm; 13x11 1/2 inches. Signed in watercolor, center left.

Provenance: the estate of the artist; Robert Henry Adams Fine Art, Chicago, with the gallery label on the frame back; private collection, California.

Exhibited: Charles Alston, Artist and Teacher, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY, May 13 - July 1, 1990, with the gallery label on the frame back.

This vibrant watercolor is from an early series of street scenes Charles Alston made depicting life in Harlem.