Oct 08, 2019 - Sale 2518

Sale 2518 - Lot 132

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
JACOB LAWRENCE (1917 - 2000)
The Library.

Color screenprint on heavy cream wove paper, 1978. 260x384 mm; 10 1/2x15 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated, and numbered 31/100 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by the Screen Workshop, East Hampton, NY. Published by Five Towns Music and Art Foundation, Woodmere, NY.

This print is based on Jacob Lawrence's 1966 gouache painting, which shares the theme of libraries with his paintings The Libraries Are Appreciated, 1943, from the Harlem Series, and Library II and Library III, both 1960. Nesbett L78-1.