Mar 31, 2022 - Sale 2599

Sale 2599 - Lot 61

Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 40,000
RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1901 - 1989)
Woman with Turban.

Bronze with a brown patina, 1962. Approximately 304x127x127 mm; 12x5x5 inches. Incised with the artist's signature at the rear of the base.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, private collection, Los Angeles; thence by descent private collection, Los Angeles.

Illustrated: Samella Lewis, Barthé: His Life in Art, p. 209 (another cast).

This beautiful and poignant sculpture is a later work by Richmond Barthé from his Jamaica period. This scarce bronze has not come to auction before.