Oct 09, 2014 - Sale 2359

Sale 2359 - Lot 99

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
WILLIAM E. ARTIS (1914 - 1977)

Woodcut on tan Japan paper, circa 1950s. 1175x457 mm; 46 1/4x18 inches, wide margins. Proof, aside from an edition of unknown size.

Illustrated: Cedric Dover, American Negro Art, pp. 179, plate 99. The artist is pictured standing next to the framed artwork.

This large and modern print is the only known example of a print by renowned sculptor William Artis that we have been able to locate.