Art October, 7 2009

Swann African-American Fine Art Auction

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Tomorrow afternoon (October 8, 2009) New York’s Swann Galleries is holding an African-American Fine Art auction. Included in the sale is Jacob Lawrence’s The Legend of John Brown of 1977 (lot 82), one of 60 signed and numbered copies by the artist. Other notable artists available during the auction are Hale Woodruff, Jacob Lawrence, and Kara Walker.

The sale will be begin at 2:30pm at 104 E. 25th, NY, New York. online catalog at Swann.

Selected highlights follow.

Lot 28 Hale Woodruff, Untitled, 1948-50

Lot 65 Jacob Lawrence Brotherhood for Peace, 1967

Lot 115 Kara Walker, The Emancipation Approximation (Scene 18), 1999-2000.