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Tag: Harriet Tubman

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Masters on the Market: Elizabeth Catlett

    ‘Glory’ Sculpture by American-Mexican Artist Available at Wright After completing her undergraduate work at Howard University, a young Elizabeth Catlett pursued a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Iowa. She studied under American Gothic painter Grant Wood, whose advice changed the direction of her life. “Do something…

    Masters on the Market Elizabeth Catlett1
  • Auction Industry

    Artists of Black History Month: Jacob Lawrence

    Black River Auction Offers Two Signed Screenprints from American Painter One of the first nationally-recognized Black American painters, Jacob Lawrence completed his first significant painting series at 21 years old. Social realism was always the bedrock of Lawrence’s work. Throughout the 20th century, he returned to the vivid imagery of…

    Artists of Black History Month Jacob Lawrence1
  • Auction Industry

    The Exceptional Steve Turner Collection of African Americana Sells for 182% of Pre-Sale Estimate at Cowan’s Auctions

    One of the final studio portraits of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass’ walking stick, and a stunning landscape by California’s first African-American city view artist were among the highlights. CHICAGO – Part one of a planned two-part sale of one of the best private collections of African Americana to come to…

    The Exceptional Steve Turner Collection of African Americana Sells for 182% of Pre-Sale Estimate at Cowan’s Auctions CHICAGO, Illinois