Dec 10, 2020 - Sale 2554

Sale 2554 - Lot 47

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
JACOB LAWRENCE (1917 - 2000)
Two Rebels.

Lithograph on Rives paper, 1963. 775x554 mm; 30 1/2x20 1/4 inches (sheet). Edition of 50. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "ed 50" in pencil, lower margin. Printed by George C. Miller & Son, New York. Published by Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York.

Two Rebels, based on Jacob Lawrence's 1963 painting of the same name, depicts two beaten men being carried off by police. It is the artist's first recorded print and his only print from the period that relates to the Civil Rights struggle. Nesbett L63-1.