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February 7, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

William Thomas Williams (African American, b. 1942) HKL Portfolio/A Suite of Four Works

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2703BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 07, 2014 12:00PM


William Thomas Williams (African American, b. 1942)

HKLPortfolio/A Suite of Four Works, 1970, edition of 144. Each signed and numbered "...55/144" in pencil l.r., identified on the colophon. Color screenprints on heavy wove paper, image sizes 16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in. (40.8 x 29.4 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 3 inches or more.

N.B. Williams was encouraged to become an artist by Jacob Lawrence. In 1986 he became the first African American artist included in H.W. Janson's History of Art.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sheet sizes 23 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches. All prints have a minor handling crimp in center of top margin. Otherwise, good condition.

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William Thomas Williams, Jacob Lawrence