Apr 05, 2018 - Sale 2472

Sale 2472 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
Somebody Stole My Broken Heart.

Acrylic and pen and ink on wove paper, 2004. 610x457 mm; 24x18 inches. Signed, dated and numbered "#1" in ink, lower right.

Provenance: ACA Gallery, New York; private collection, Florida (2006).

With this work on paper, Faith Ringgold depicts the first panel of her 2004 Jazz Stories: Mama can Sing, Papa can Blow series of story quilts. The quilt series was the subject of a solo exhibition at ACA Galleries, New York in January 2005. She also made two versions in color screenprint in 2004 and 2007 - impressions are in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.