Charles White - Roots
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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Charles White - Roots
Size: 94 x 137.2 cm
Medium: Ink on board
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Signed and dated 'CHARLES WHITE '63' lower right
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles; Payson and Helen Wolff, Los Angeles (acquired from the previous circa 1965); Thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Los Angeles, University of Judaism, The Art of Charles White: Lithographs, Linocuts and Drawings, March 22 - April 3, 1964; New York, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Charles White, May 17 - June 5, 1965, n.p.Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Three Graphic Artists: Charles White, David Hammons, Timothy Washington, January 26 - April 18, 1971, no. 1, p. 14; Atlanta, High Museum of Art; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; Chattanooga, Hunter Museum of Art; West Palm Beach, Art Museum of the Palm Beaches, Inc; Little Rock, Arkansas Arts Center, The Work of Charles White: An American Experience, September 4, 1976 - August 14, 1977, p. 21 (illustrated, p. 20); Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, NCA Honors Ten African American Artists, March 14 - April 6, 1980

Phillips New York

Date: 2020-12-07
Lot Number: 30
Low Estimate: $500000 [+42%]
High Estimate: $700000 [+2%]
Hammer Price: $714167
Sold For: $877000