Jun 04, 2020 - Sale 2535

Sale 2535 - Lot 159

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
CHARLES SEARLES (1937 - 2004)

Acrylic on primed wood construction, 1996. Approximately 749x432x152 mm; 29 1/2x17x6 inches. Signed and dated in acrylic, underside of the base.

Provenance: 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 of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.