Dec 10, 2020 - Sale 2554

Sale 2554 - Lot 189

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
CHARLES SEARLES (1937 - 2004)

Acrylic on primed wood construction, 2003. Approximately 762x635x114 mm; 30x25x4 1/2 inches (both elements combined). Signed and dated in acrylic, verso.

Provenance: private collection.

Beginning in the late 1980s, Charles Searles created three dimensional abstract works in painted wood - as both wall pieces and free standing sculpture. He exhibited them at Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia at the time. Today, several examples are in The Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.