Jun 04, 2020 - Sale 2535

Sale 2535 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 5,250
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Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
ERNEST CRICHLOW (1914 - 2005)
Cissy.

Lithograph on cream wove paper, 1952. 390x285 mm; 15 1/2x11 1/2 inches, wide margins. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, lower margin. A very good, dark impression of this very scarce print.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Ernest Crichlow became a painter during the Harlem Renaissance, and a printmaker during the WPA. He taught at the Harlem Community Center, and worked for the Greensboro Art Project in North Carolina.