Apr 06, 2017 - Sale 2442

Sale 2442 - Lot 177

Price Realized: $ 4,940
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Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
FAITH RINGGOLD (1930 - )
Letter From Birmingham City Jail.

Portfolio with 8 color screenprints, 2007. Each 432x349 mm; 17 3/4x13 3/4 inches (sheet), loose as issued.

Edition of 75 numbered copies. Each signed, dated and numbered 3/75 in pencil, lower margin. Published by the Limited Editions Club, New York. In the original burgundy fabric covered clamshell box and afterword by Dr. C. T. Vivian.

Titles include: A Letter From Martin Luther King * Four Little Girls Bombed in a Church * For Whites Only * Brown Versus Board of Education 1954 * The Right to Vote * Police Brutality Viewed Thru Stained Glass Windows * Slavery * Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Eight screenprints illustrating Martin Luther King, Jr.'s letter.