Purvis Young outside his house in Overtown, 1993 - photo credit Patrick Farrell

Purvis Young

United States 1943 - 2010

Painting, Collage

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Purvis Young
Purvis Young
Male
United States
1943
February 13, 2013

Purvis Young was a self-taught American artist, known for his distinctive expressionist vision of urban life based upon the experience of African Americans in the south. He shaped his artistic skills while he was serving time in prison, reading about different art styles from books. His body of work includes mixed-media paintings and collages.

Featured image: Purvis Young outside his house in Overtown, 1993 – photo credit Patrick Farrell

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  • Artist: Purvis Young
  • Artwork: Angels Visit In The Mountains
  • Size: 57.8 x 32.7 cm
  • Medium : Oil on wood
  • Creation Year: 1996
  • Last Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000
  • Last Hammer Price: Not Sold
  • Highest Hammer Price: Not Sold
  • Artist: Purvis Young
  • Artwork: Sing With The Angels
  • Size: 241.3 x 121.9 cm
  • Medium : Oil on wood
  • Creation Year: 1996
  • Last Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000
  • Last Hammer Price: Not Sold
  • Highest Hammer Price: Not Sold