Oct 07, 2021 - Sale 2581

Sale 2581 - Lot 133

Price Realized: $ 11,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Together We Stand.

Color lithograph on cream wove paper, 1997. 559x755 mm; 22x29 3/4 inches, full margins. A unique artist's proof, aside from the edition of 10. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/1 in pencil, lower margin. Additionally signed, inscribed "Joy!" and dated "December 14, 1997" by Maya Angelou. Printed and published by the Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia.

Provenance: collection of Anne & Allan Edmunds.

Featuring the poetry of Maya Angelou, Lewis conveys to her audience her feelings about growing up in the Jim Crow South. Inscribed in the plate is a quote from Angelou's poem, written for her friend, Samella Lewis, Our Grandmother:: "However I am perceived and deceived, however my ignorance and conceits, lay aside your fears that I will be undone, for I shall not be moved."

Consigned to support the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia and its legacy endowment campaign.