Swann African American = $1.62m

Barkley Hendricks, The Hawk, Blah, Blah, Blah ($75-100k) $132k
Barkley Hendricks, The Hawk, Blah, Blah, Blah ($75-100k) $132k

AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ART ~ FEBRUARY 14, 2013

Sale total: $1,628,165 with Buyer’s Premium

Hammer total: $1,355,950  Estimates for sale as a whole: $1,548,000 – $2,250,000

We offered 147 lots; 124 sold (84% sell-through rate by lot)

(Prices with buyer’s premium)

 

  1. 85 Barkley L. Hendricks, The Hawk, Blah, Blah Blah, oil and DayGlo on canvas, 1970. $132,000C
  2. 63 Hughie Lee-Smith, Poet #4, oil on Masonite, 1954. $120,000 I
  3. 91*** William T. Williams, Up Balls, acrylic on canvas, 1971. $120,000 I
  4. 141 Elizabeth Catlett, Sister, green marble sculpture, 1971. $114,000 C
  5. 147** Catlett, I Am the Black Woman, group of 14 linoleum cuts, 1946-47, printed 1989. $90,000 C
  6. 90* Sam Gilliam, Butterfly, Feeling, acrylic on canvas, 1972. $72,000 D
  7. 3 Henry Ossawa Tanner, The House (Wall) in Blue, oil on wood panel, circa 1908-12. $48,000 C
  8. 12 Richmond Barthé, Feral Benga, cast bronze, modeled 1935, cast 1986. $43,200 D
  9. 140** Catlett, Sharecropper, color linoleum cut, circa 1952. $43,200 C
  10. 46 Norman Lewis, Untitled (Vertical Abstraction), oil and graphite on canvas, circa 1952. $40,800 D
  11. 73 Beauford Delaney, Self-Portrait, oil on canvas, 1964. $36,000 C
  12. 31 Palmer Hayden, New York, South Ferry, oil on canvas, circa 1940. $33,600 C
  13. 100** Charles White, Missouri C, etching, 1972. $26,400 C
  14. 51 Hale Woodruff, Red Landscape (The Lonely One), oil on canvas, circa 1953-57. $26,400 C
  15. 28 Charles Alston, Shade Chadman, gouache, circa 1940-41. $24,000 C
  16. 8* Albert Alexander Smith, Spinning a Yarn, oil on canvas, 1930. $24,000 C
  17. 120 Loïs Mailou Jones, Cabris, Alpes Maritimes, acrylic on canvas, 1989. $20,400 C
  18. 92 Ernie Barnes, Setting the Game Rules, acrylic on canvas, circa 1975. $19,200 C
  19. 105* Frank Bowling, Dan to Beersheba, acrylic on canvas, 1975. $19,200 C
  20. 93 Barnes, Untitled (Dunking Basketball), acrylic on canvas, circa 1971. $19,200 C
  21. 45 Woodruff, Californian Hills, oil on canvas, circa 1948. $19,200 D
  22. 11 Laura Wheeler Waring, Girl in Red Dress, oil on board, circa 1935. $19,200 I

 

KEY: *=Artist Record; **=Record; ***=Tie for Artist Record; C=Collector; D=Dealer; I=Institution