Apr 07, 2016 - Sale 2409

Sale 2409 - Lot 109

Price Realized: $ 18,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
SAM GILLIAM (1933 - )

Raked polypropylene, acrylic and monoprint on an assemblage of collaged and sewn fabrics and hand-made paper, 1991. Approximately 560x635 mm; 22x25 inches, mounted inside a shadow box frame. Signed and dated in pencil, lower left and lower right.

Provenance: William Weege, Wisconsin; private collection, New Mexico.

Master printer William Weege is Professor Emeritus from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the founder and artistic director emeritus of the University of Wisconson–Madison's Tandem Press. Sam Gilliam and Bill Weege were long time friends and collaborators. Gilliam created his first prints with Weege in 1973 at his Jones Road Press Print Shop and Barn in Barneveld, Wisconsin.