• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)

    Supermarket--All Hallow's Eve

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
    Supermarket--All Hallow's Eve
    signed and dated 'Jacob Lawrence/1994' (lower right)--inscribed 'AllAllows Eve' (on the reverse)
    gouache on paper
    19½ x 25¾ in. (49.6 x 65.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, New York.
    Estate of the above.
    [With]Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
    Private collection, acquired from the above, 2001.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    P.T. Nesbett and M. DuBois, Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings and Murals (1935-1999), A Catalogue Raisonné, Seattle, Washington, 2000, p. 206, no. P94-08, illustrated.
    P.T. Nesbett and M. DuBois, Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence, exhibition catalogue, Seattle, Washington, 2001, p. 335, fig. 135, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Seattle, Washington, Francine Seders Gallery, Jacob Lawrence: New Paintings, December 2, 1994-January 15, 1995.
    La Conner, Washington, Museum of Northwest Art, Jacob Lawrence, An American Vision: Paintings and Prints 1942-1996, March 15-July 2, 1997.
    Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection, and elsewhere, Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence, May 27-August 19, 2001.