Charles White - Ye Shall Inherit The Earth

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Charles White - Ye Shall Inherit The Earth
Size: 99.1 x 66 cm
Medium: Charcoal on illustration board
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed and dated '53
Category: Drawings
Provenance: ACA Galleries, New York; Laurence Roberts, California (acquired from the previous in 1955); Private Collection, New York (acquired in 2003); Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 2007
Exhibition history: New York, ACA Galleries, Charles White: Recent Paintings, February 1953, no. 2 ; Washington, D.C., The Gallery of Art, College of Fine Arts, Howard University; Baltimore, The Carl Murray Fine Arts Center, Morgan State College; and Nashville, The Art Gallery Ballentine Hall, Fisk University, Charles White Drawings, September 1967 - January 1968, n.p. (text); New York, ACA Galleries, Visions of America: A Black Perspective, January - March 2002, illustrated on the front cover of the brochure; Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, Extended Loan, August 2007 - October 2009; Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum, Extended Loan, November 2009 - May 2018; Austin, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, February - May 2013, p. 162, illustrated in color; Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; and Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Charles White: A Retrospective, June 2018 - June 2019, pp. 79, 81, 126, and 199 (text), and p. 112, no. 48, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 1
Low Estimate: $500000 [+190%]
High Estimate: $700000 [+107%]
Hammer Price: $1450000
Sold For: $1760000