Jun 10, 2014 - Sale 2353

Sale 2353 - Lot 34

Price Realized: $ 1,536
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Priestess of Orosun.

Woodcut printed in black and brown on cream wove paper, 1966. 591x241 mm; 23 1/4x9 1/2 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from an unknown edition. Signed, titled, and inscribed "Artist's proof" in pencil, lower margin.

Exhibited: Exhibition of Woodcut Prints by Sue Jane Smock, Smithsonian Institution (Museum of History and Technology), September 23 - November 7, 1966, with the label on the frame back.

A New Orleans native, printmaker Sue Smock's art reflects her rich family heritage and a long interest in non-Western imagery in printmaking. Smock has had a distinguished career as a printmaker and art professor, culminating in her appointment as the chairperson of the Department of Fine Arts at Lincoln University. Her prints are in the collection of the California African-American Museum, the Amistad Research Center, the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.