Oct 07, 2010 - Sale 2224

Sale 2224 - Lot 102

Price Realized: $ 4,800
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
HALE WOODRUFF (1900 - 1980)
Enigmatic Figure II.

Charcoal, circa 1970-77. 711x559 mm; 28x22 inches. Signed in charcoal, lower right recto. Signed and titled in ink on the frame back.

Provenance: private Washington, DC collection; thence by descent to a public charity.

Hale Woodruff continued to explore the figure in charcoal through the 1970s--these studies are in such collections as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Paul R. Jones Collection, Atlanta, University of Delaware, and the Bank of America Collection, Charlotte.