Oct 05, 2017 - Sale 2456

Sale 2456 - Lot 116

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
ED CLARK (1926 - )

Color powdered pigments on wove paper, 1988. 749x781 mm; 29 1/2x30 3/4 inches. Signed, dated and inscribed "Bahia" in pencil, lower right.

Provenance: Manhattan East Gallery of Fine Arts, New York, (1988); American Vision Gallery, New York (1990); private collection, New Connecticut (1991).

This vibrant, large work on paper is the first work from the artist's 1988 Bahia series to come to auction. Inspired by a visit to Jack Whitten in Crete in 1971, Ed Clark began to travel to various foreign countries to paint - including Nigeria, Martinique, Bahia and Morocco - through the 1980s. Another work from this series in the collection of the Museu de Arte Moderna Bahia.