Apr 04, 2019 - Sale 2504

Sale 2504 - Lot 115

Price Realized: $ 50,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
SAM GILLIAM (1933 - )
Onion Skin III.

Acrylic on imitation Japan paper, 1975. 508x610 mm; 20x24 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right recto. Titled and dated in pencil, verso.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist by Simon Gouverneur, Washington, DC; the estate of the Simon Governeur; private collection, Washington DC (1990). Abstract symbolist artist Simon Gouverneur traded with his friend Sam Gilliam for this artwork in the early to mid 1980s. Gilliam also curated an exhibition of Simon Gouverneur's paintings in the mid 1980s at the Martin Luther King Library Gallery in Washington, DC.