Apr 22 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2565 -

Sale 2565 - Lot 16

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
JAMES A. PORTER (1905 - 1970)
Lynching.

Brush, pen and ink on cream wove paper, circa 1933-34. 292x260 mm; 11 1/2x10 1/4 inches. Initialed in ink, lower right.

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.

This drawing is related to a smaller ink drawing by James A. Porter that illustrated the poem Blasphemy - American Style in the December 1934 issue of the magazine Opportunity, p. 368.