Oct 08, 2019 - Sale 2518

Sale 2518 - Lot 134

Price Realized: $ 23,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
JACOB LAWRENCE (1917 - 2000)
General Toussaint L'Ouverture.

Color screenprint on Bainbridge Two Ply Rag paper, 1986. 721x470 mm; 28 3/8x18 1/2 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the numbered edition of 100. Signed, titled, dated, inscribed "A/P" and numbered 6/25 in pencil, lower margin. Published by the Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, LA, with the blind stamp lower left.

General Toussaint L'Ouverture is based on the 20th image from Lawrence's original series of 41 paintings from 1938, The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture. It is also the most sought-after screenprint from the series of 15 made between 1986-97. Nesbett L86-2.