Feb 17, 2011 - Sale 2237

Sale 2237 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 5,040
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
HALE WOODRUFF (1900 - 1980)
Selections from the Atlanta Period.

Portfolio of 8 linoleum cuts, circa 1931-1946. Each 482x380 mm; 19x15 inches (sheet), full margins, loose as issued.

One of 300 numbered sets. Each numbered 295/300 in pencil, lower right. Printed by Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, New York in 1996, with the blind stamp lower left. Published by the artist's wife and estate, with the blind stamp lower right.

Includes: African Headdress * Old Church * Coming Home * Relics * By Parties Unknown * Giddap * Trusty on a Mule * Sunday Promenade. Each very good, dark impressions. With the original printed blue portfolio folder.

This set is found in numerous New York collections, including the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Whitney Museum of American Art.