Oct 04, 2018 - Sale 2487

Sale 2487 - Lot 100

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
WILLIAM PAJAUD (1925 - 2015)
La Famille De Pajaud (Sidney William Albert Renee).

Watercolor and pen and ink, circa 1970. 610x457 mm; 24x18 inches. Signed in ink, lower edge.

Provenance: private collection, Hawaii.

Painting a funeral scene of the Pajaud family in New Orleans, William Pajaud depicts a member of the Eureka Brass Band, possibly Willie Wilson with his trumpet in hand. Brass bands have become commonplace in mostly black funerals after the end of slavery in New Orleans.