Oct 09, 2014 - Sale 2359

Sale 2359 - Lot 88

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000

Color linoleum cut on cardstock, circa 1952. 452x425 mm; 17x16 1/2 inches, wide margins.Trial proof, aside from the edition of 60, with offset lithograph printing on the verso. Signed, titled, and inscribed "To Johnnie Arrington, sincerely," in pencil, lower margin.

Sharecropper, one of Catlett's most iconic images, was originally printed in 1952. She then published it as Cosechadora de algodón in the journal Artes de México in 1957, as well as an edition of 60 in color in 1970. This is an unusual and scarce example of a proof of this iconic print.