Oct 06, 2011 - Sale 2255

Sale 2255 - Lot 47

Price Realized: $ 15,600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000

Color linoleum cut on smooth cream wove paper, circa 1952. 452x425 mm; 17 5/8x16 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, dated "April 1957" and inscribed "To Jane Rogers" in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by the artist at the Taller Gráfica Popular, Mexico City. A fine impression of this important print.

One of Catlett's most iconic images, Sharecropper was originally printed in 1952. She then published it as Cosechadora de algodón in the journal Artes de México in 1957. There is an additional edition of 60 in both black and color that was printed in 1970. Herzog p. 105.