ELIZABETH CATLETT
(american b. 1915)
"SHARECROPPER"
1952, pencil signed, titled and dated 1970, inscribed A/P (the edition was 60, there were also approximately 25 artist's proofs and another 60 in black). Color linoleum cut on wove paper.
image: 17 5/8 x 16 1/2 in. (44.7 x 41.8cm)
sheet: 29 3/4 x 22 5/8 in. (75.5 x 57.6cm)
provenance:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexico.
Private Collection, Los Angeles, California.
M. Hanks Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
Private Collection, Long Island, New York.

Estimate $15,000-20,000

Affixed to the overmat with four 1 1/2 in. (approx) pieces of hinge tape (?), fairly tightly done so exact material cannot be examined. Otherwise, no apparent condition issues. In excellent, original condition.


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Sold for $19,375 (buyer's premium included)