Apr 04, 2019 - Sale 2504

Sale 2504 - Lot 6

Price Realized: $ 2,210
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
JAMES A. PORTER (1905 - 1970)
Physiognomic Design.

Red conte crayon on cream wove paper, 1929. 584x508 mm; 23x20 inches. Initialed in red conte crayon, lower right.

Provenance: the artist; Dorothy Porter Walker; Constance Porter Uzelac, thence by descent to the current owner.

Exhibited: The New York Water Color Club, Fine Arts Building, New York City, 1931; Exhibit of a Small Group of Paintings, Howard University, February 1932; 13th Annual Philadelphia Water Color Exhibition and the 31st Miniature Exhibition, Pennslyvania Academy of Fine Arts, November 5 - December 11, 1932, with the label on the frame back.

Illustrated: James Amos Porter (1905 - 1970): Spotlight on His Works on Paper. Westport Foundation and Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL, p. 9.