Oct 04, 2018 - Sale 2487

Sale 2487 - Lot 140

Price Realized: $ 18,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
The Prize.

Oil on cotton canvas, 1988. 762x610 mm; 30x24 inches. Signed in oil, lower right, recto. Signed, titled and dated in ink on the stretcher bars, verso.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; the Dr. Robert H. Derden Collection of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2001).

Sylvester Britton was born in Chicago in 1926 and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, Mexico's School of Painting and Sculpture, and L'Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris. His work has been exhibited at the Oak Park Library, Atlanta Clark University, the Art Institute of Chicago and the South Side Community Art Center in Chicago.