Jun 24, 2010 - Sale 2219

Sale 2219 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 2,640
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
NORMAN LEWIS (1909 -1979)
The Red Umbrella.

Etching printed in rust on a bluish-grey chine-collé, 1972. 300x400 mm; 11 3/4x15 3/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated, numbered 4/25 and inscribed "To Oral with affection" in pencil, lower margin. A very good impression of this scarce print.

We have not found another impression at auction in the past 25 years. There is another impression in the David C. Driskell Collection, illustrated in Narratives of African-American Art and Identity, pl. 81, p.148.