Dec 15, 2015 - Sale 2402

Sale 2402 - Lot 28

Price Realized: $ 4,940
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
JAMES A. PORTER (1905 - 1998)
The Straw Hat.

Conte crayon and charcoal on cream wove paper, 1944. 635x482 mm; 25x19 inches. Signed and dated in crayon, lower right.

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

Exhibited: Paintings and Drawings by James A. Porter, Barnett-Aden Gallery, Washington, DC, February 7- March, 1948, with the estate label on the frame back listing exhibition history.

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