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    Sale 2442 | Lot 7
    Price Realized: $1,125With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2442 Lot 7

      ALLAN FREELON (1895 - 1960)
      Gloucester Boats.

      Etching on cream laid paper, circa 1927-32. 254x191 mm; 10x7 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, inscribed "imp,' and "To Caroline Slotter with the compliments of" and numbered 22/50 in pencil, lower margin.

      This Gloucester scene is a very scarce, early print by Allan Freelon who first studied etching in 1927 with Earl Horter at the Graphics Sketch Club in Philadelphia. It is illustrated in the North Carolina Central University exhibition catalogue Allan Freelon: Pioneer African-American Impressionist with the alternate title Boats in Harbor. Rodgers p. 42 and 60.

      Estimate $1,200 - 1,800

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,125