Feb 16, 2012 - Sale 2268

Sale 2268 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 7,800
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979)
John Henry.

Linoleum cut on tissue-thin Japan paper, mounted on board, 1944. 305x229 mm; 12x9 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 4/12 and inscribed "Prints" in pencil, lower margin. A very good, dark impression of this extremely scarce print.

Provenance: The Barnett Aden Gallery, Washington, DC, John and Mediel Hoskins (brother-in-law and sister of Delilah Pierce); the estate of Delilah Pierce; thence by descent to the current owner.

We have found no other impressions of this print at auction in the past 20 years.