Oct 08, 2019 - Sale 2518

Sale 2518 - Lot 135

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
JACOB LAWRENCE (1917 - 2000)
To Preserve Their Freedom.

Color screenprint on Bainbridge Two Ply Rag paper, 1988. 470x730 mm; 18 1/2x28 3/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 17/79 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Workshop, Inc., Washington DC. Published by the Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, and Spradling Ames, Key West, Florida.

From The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, this print is based on the thirty-eighth image from the original series of forty-one paintings, with significant differences in the central figure, reconfiguration in the sky and foliage. Nesbett L88-2.