Sale 18PT02 | Lot 65

Jacob Lawrence

Catalogue: Post-War & Contemporary Art

Lot Details

Lot 65
Jacob Lawrence
American, 1917-2000
The Serengeti, 1974
Signed Jacob Lawrence and dated 74 (lr)
Tempera and gouache on illustration board
20 1/8 x 24 1/2 inches (51.11 x 62.23 cm)

Provenance:
Terry Dintenfass Inc., NY
Collection of Champion International, Stamford, CT
[Sale] Bonhams, New York, May 24, 2006, lot 1111
Exhibited:
Terry Dintenfass Inc., NY, 1978, No. 11

Literature:
Nesbett, Peter, Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings, and Murals (1935-1999) A Catalogue Raisonne, Vol. 2,2000, Item P75-02. Color illus., p.181 (the measurements and date in the catalogue raisonne vary from the actual work)
Jones, Glory, Jacob Lawrence: The Master Nobody Knows, Washington, Nov. - Dec., 1984, pp.56-7, illus.
Wheat,1986, p.173, pl.91.
This work was commissioned by Champion Paper Co. for reproduction in a book on Africa.


C Private Collection, Maryland

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $62,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The yellow pigment used to render the background is deeper in hue under the mat than the areas exposed.


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Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000
Sold for $62,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Post-War & Contemporary Art

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