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Richmond Barthé (American, 1901-1989)
Richmond Barthé (American, 1901-1989)

Black Narcissus

Richmond Barthé (American, 1901-1989)
Black Narcissus
inscribed 'BARTHÉ © 80' (on the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
18 x 8 x 5 in. (45.7 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm.)
Modeled in 1929, cast in 1980 under the supervision of the artist and the Richmond Barthé Trust.
The artist.
Dr. Samella Lewis, Los Angeles.
Private Collection, acquired from the above.
S. Lewis, Barthe: His Life in Art, Los Angeles, 2009.
Los Angeles, California, Museum of African American Art, Richmond Barthe: His Life in Art, 1 September - 31 December 2009; traveling to Memphis, Tennessee, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 3 October 2010 - 2 January 2011; Durham, North Carolina, North Carolina Central University Art Museum, 4 February - 17 April, 2011; Lincoln, Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, 1 May - 31 December 2011; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The August Wilson Center, 1 February - 15 June 2012.

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