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    Sale 2487 | Lot 5
    Price Realized: $17,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2487 Lot 5

      RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1909 - 1989)
      Untitled (Head of a Man).

      Painted plaster, circa 1928-30. Approximately 444 mm; 17 1/2 inches high. Incised artist's signature on the base, rear edge.

      Provenance: acquired at Kaminski auctions, Beverly, MA; private collection, New York (2013).

      This large plaster head is an early portrait by Richmond Barthé. In 1928, he made similar life-size heads in a series of portraits, including Henry Ossawa Tanner, Touissant L'Ouverture, Booker T. Washington and Paul Lawrence Dunbar, all in painted plaster.

      Estimate $7,000 - 10,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $17,500