Oct 09, 2014 - Sale 2359

Sale 2359 - Lot 56

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
HENRY W. BANNARN (1910 - 1965)
Approaching the Rocks.

Watercolor on wove paper, circa 1930s. 508x635 mm; 20x25 inches. Signed in watercolor, lower left.

Provenance: private collection, North Carolina.

In the beginning of 1934, Henry Bannarn along with friend and fellow artist, Charles Alston, founded the Alston-Bannarn Workshop in Harlem. The workshop, commonly refered to as the "306" because of its address at 306 W. 141st Street, would become one of the main workshops where young artists in Harlem could take classes and receive guidance, in addition to Augusta Savage's studios and the Harlem Art Workshop. Bannarn's pupils at the Alston-Bannarn workshop included Jacob Lawrence and Bob Blackburn.Hills 21.