A Fantastic Sunset

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: A Fantastic Sunset
Size: 121.9 x 121.9 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1970
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'a Fantastic Sunset' Alma W. Thomas 70' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private collection, Philadelphia; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Washington, D.C., The Art Barn, First Invitational Exhibit, May 1971; Baltimore, Morgan State College Gallery of Art, Black Matri-Images: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by Laura Wheeler Waring and Paintings and Prints by Elizabeth Catlett, Lois Jones, Alma W. Thomas, December 1972-January 1973, n.p., no. 70; Washington, D.C., Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, CONVERSATIONS: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue from the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and the Camille O. and William H. Cosby Collections, November 2014-January 2016, p. 208, pl. 120 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 26B
Low Estimate: $2200000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $2800000 [-21%]
Hammer Price: $2200000
Sold For: $2655000