Feb 04 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2557 -

Sale 2557 - Lot 11

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

CLAUDE CLARK (1915-2001)


Evening Meal.
Etching and aquatint. 124x171 mm; 4 7/8x6 3/4 inches, wide margins. Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin. Published by the Federal Art Project, WPA, Philadelphia. 1941.

An richly inked, hand-wiped impression of this scarce WPA print, other impressions are in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Newark Art Museum. Evening Meal is a rare view of life in the South by Claude Clark - he grew up in rural Georgia where his father was a sharecropper.