Feb 23, 2010 - Sale 2203

Sale 2203 - Lot 39

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
HAYWARD L. OUBRE (1916 - 2006)

Etching, 1948. 406x260 mm; 16x10 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 7/50 in pencil, lower margin. Printed later by the artist, circa 1980. A very good impression of this scarce print.

Provenance: the estate of the artist.

Another impression is illustrated in Cedric Dover, American Negro Art, p. 55. A 1948 abstract etching of Oubre's is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, part of the donated group of prints by African-American artists from the collection of Reba and Dave Williams.