We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2518 | Lot 43Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Click Image To Enlarge
Sale 2518 Lot 43
WALTER WILLIAMS (1920 - 1988)
Tempera, ink wash and chalk on illustration board, 1954. 355x445 mm; 14x17 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right.
Provenance: private collection, Pennsylvania; private collection, London.
This scarce, early landscape, likely of Brooklyn rooftops, was painted while Williams was a student at the Brooklyn Museum School of Art. There, he studied under Ben Shahn, Gregorio Prestopino and Reuben Tam. After graduating in 1955, Williams won a John Hay Whitney Foundation fellowship to study and paint in Mexico.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000