Jan 30, 2020 - Sale 2528

Sale 2528 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 25,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
PETER E. CLARKE (1929 - 2014)
The Dispossessed.

Gouache on paper, 1968. 610x737 mm; 24x29 inches. Signed and dated "11-29-68" in watercolor, lower right.

Provenance: the Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., Chicago.

On the frame back is affixed the artist's typed label and the following type note: "8. Dispossessed (gouache). This was a painting in the series of pictures I did that was based on being...and who were forced to move from their homes through no wish of their own."

This work on paper is a very scarce, early work by this important contemporary South African artist - possibly one of the first to appear at auction here in the United States.