Oct 06, 2016 - Sale 2424

Sale 2424 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1901 - 1989)
African Man (Shilluk or Maasai Warrior).

Cast bronze with a dark brown patina, 1933. Approximately 165 mm; 6 1/2 inches high. Incised with the artist's name and date near the base, verso. Numbered 33 at the rear of the neck.

Provenance: The estate of William Watson Hines III, New York.

This work is alternately titled African Man by Margaret Vendryes, Maasai Warrior by Samella Lewis, and Shilluk Warrior by Romare Bearden and Harry Henderson.