Feb 19, 2008 - Sale 2136

Sale 2136 - Lot 234

Estimate: $ 40,000 - $ 60,000
Tar Beach II.

Color screenprint on quilted fabric, 1990-1992. 1675x1675mm; 66x66 inches. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 5/7 and inscribed "A/P" and "silkscreen by the Fabric Workshop" in ink, lower right recto. Signed, titled, dated inscribed "silkscreen on silk quilt" and "66x66" and numbered 5/7 in ink, verso. A very good impression with vibrant colors.

Provenance: ACA Gallery, New York; the current owner.

This work includes Ringgold's most recognized imagery from her ever-popular and Caldecott prize-winning autobiographical children's story Tar Beach.