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SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 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.