Apr 05, 2018 - Sale 2472

Sale 2472 - Lot 130

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
CHARLES SEARLES (1937 - 2004)

Acrylic on primed wood construction, 1991. Approximately 1930x1092x305 mm; 76x43x12 inches. Signed and dated in acrylic, underside of the base.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; private collection, New York.

Beginning in the late 1980s, Charles Searles created three dimensional abstract works in painted wood - as 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 for the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.