Apr 05, 2018 - Sale 2472

Sale 2472 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Slum Child.

Color linoleum cut on cream wove paper, 1960. 241x171 mm; 9 1/2x6 3/4 inches. Artist's proof, from an unknown edition. Signed, titled and dated in ink, lower margin. With the printer's blind stamp, lower left.

Based on her 1950 painting, Slum Child, Margaret Burroughs explores the life of a young African-American girl growing up on the south side of Chicago. Reflecting her personal experiences, Burroughs was an advocate for equality and education in Chicago.