Apr 22 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2565 -

Sale 2565 - Lot 34

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
JAMES A. PORTER (1905 - 1970)
Child Reading.

Oil on linen canvas, circa 1945. 267x216 mm; 10 1/2x8 1/2 inches. Signed and titled in charcoal, verso.

Provenance: the artist; Dorothy Porter Walker; Constance Porter Uzelac; thence by descent to the current owner, private collection, with the estate's labels on the verso.

Exhibited: James A. Porter: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings, Dupont Theatre Art Gallery, Washington, DC, May 24- July 4, 1949; James A. Porter: Artist and Art Historian; The Memory of The Legacy, Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 15, 1992 - February 9, 1993.