Oct 19, 2023 - Sale 2649

Sale 2649 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
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Gouache on paper, 1937. 351x546 mm; 13 7/8x21 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, verso.

Provenance: private collection, Michigan.

Painter and printmaker Richard William Lindsey, was born in North Carolina in 1904. He studied at the National Academy of Design, New York. Lindsey received numerous awards for his work and produced lithographs for the Graphic Arts Division of the New York WPA. His paintings and prints were included in major exhibitions at the Harmon Foundation, the Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, the Baltimore Museum, the American Negro Exposition, Chicago, as well as exhibits at the 135th Street Branch, New York Public Library, Atlanta University and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Lindsey's work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the National Gallery of Art and the National Archives in Washington, DC.

This is the first artwork of Lindsey to come to auction.