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AUTUMN OF THE ROOSTER Signed Lithograph, Black Couple, African American Culture
By Romare Bearden
Located in Union City, NJ
AUTUMN OF THE ROOSTER is an original hand drawn, limited edition lithograph by the American master artist and collagist Romare Bearden printed using traditional hand lithography meth...
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1980s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

African Polychrome Seagrass and Silk Woven Basket
By Native American Art
Located in North Hollywood, CA
African polychrome seagrass and silk woven basket. Beautiful round shape with geometric designs woven into the sides. Very fine craft work, great Folk Art tribal collector piece. D...
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Mid-20th Century African Folk Art Decorative Baskets

Materials

Silk, Seagrass

African Idol — African-American artist
By Charles Elmer Harris
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Charles Elmer Harris (Beni E. Kosh), Untitled (African Idol), watercolor, c. 1950s. Estate stamped verso, 'Beni E Kosh COLLECTION' and numbered '570' in ink. A fine, spontaneous wat...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Central Railroad — African-American artist
By Charles Elmer Harris
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Charles Elmer Harris (Beni E. Kosh), Untitled (Central Railroad), watercolor, c. 1945. Estate stamped verso, 'Beni E Kosh COLLECTION' and numbered '697' in ink. A fine, modernist ab...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Paintings

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Watercolor, India Ink

1929 African American Woodcut "Jazz"
Located in San Francisco, CA
Incredible early 20th century woodcut of an African American Jazz scene. It is tiled Jazz and dated 1929. It is also signed or monogrammed illegibly and marked A/P. The paper measure...
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1920s Figurative Prints

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Woodcut

African American Pine Burr Quilt
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Exceptional African American pine burr quilt. All hand quilted and pieced. Found in Selma, Alabama. Fantastic color placement and design. These quilts were made with leftover fabric ...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Quilts

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Textile

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H 75 in. W 60 in. D 0.25 in.
Portrait of an African American Man
By Genevieve Rogers
Located in Soquel, CA
Study of an African American man by American Impressionist artist Genevieve Rogers. Unsigned, but acquired with a collection of her work. Presented in a cream mat with foamcore backi...
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Mid-20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Laid Paper

'Emma Lazarus' — African American Artist
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
'Emma Lazarus', linoleum cut, 1956, edition unknown but small. Signed and titled in pencil. Initialed in the block 'MTB', lower right. A superb, richly-inked impression on cream wove...
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1950s American Modern Portrait Prints

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Linocut

Portrait African American Woman Modernist Framed
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting portrait of an African American woman in a unique coat. The reverse of the painting has the start of another composition and the word "Howard" wri...
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Mid-20th Century Realist Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Pair of African American Portraits
By Josef Presser
Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
Josef Presser (Poland, United States, 1907 - 1967) “Pair of African American Portraits” 9 x 7” each, Gouache on paper (One signed) circa 1945 About Josef Presser was born in Lublin...
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1940s Modern Figurative Paintings

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Gouache

Survivor — African American artist
By Elizabeth Catlett
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Elizabeth Catlett, 'Survivor', linocut, 1983, edition 1000. Signed, titled, dated, and numbered '582/1000' in pencil. A fine impression, on heavy, cream wove paper, with full margins...
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1980s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Linocut

Allan Rohan Crite Portrait of an African American Woman
Located in San Francisco, CA
Allan Rohan Crite: 1910-2007. Well listed and important African American artist. He was born in Ne Jersey but moved at a young age to Massachusetts. He graduated in 1936 from the Sc...
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1930s American Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pencil

6th City Wire Works — African-American artist
By Charles Elmer Harris
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Charles Elmer Harris (Beni E. Kosh), '6th City Wire Works', watercolor, c. 1950s. Estate stamped verso, 'Beni E Kosh COLLECTION' and numbered '859' in ink. A fine, spontaneous waterc...
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1950s American Modern Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

Black Dolls: Unique African American Dolls, 1850–1930
Located in London, GB
Black Dolls by Margo Jefferson. Published by Radius Books/ Mingei International Museum, 2015. Hardback in dust jacket. First Edition. This important book presents the history of Af...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Books

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Paper

Antique Victorian Bisque Doll Black African American Cloth Body
Located in Dayton, OH
Unique antique 19th century African American (possibly mulatto?) doll with bisque head and hands, molded boots and cropped hair style, and a cloth body dressed in a yellow dress.
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Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Toys and Dolls

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Ceramic, Fabric

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN(Turban), Hand Drawn Lithograph, Black Female Portrait
By Elizabeth Catlett
Located in Union City, NJ
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN is an original hand drawn, limited edition lithograph by the renowned African American woman artist Elizabeth Catlett, printed in light black ink on archival c...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Mondo Negro III — African-American artist
By Camille Billops
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Camille Billops, 'Mondo Negro III, color etching, 2000, edition 20. Signed, dated, titled and numbered '7/20' in pencil. A superb, richly-inked impression, on heavy off-white wove pa...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Etching

Grandfather's Watch: African American painting & collage, figures & photographs
By Richard J. Watson
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
"Grandfather's Watch" is an oil and acrylic painting on Masonite panel with collaged elements, including historic photographs, news articles regarding slavery, and portions of a prin...
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Early 2000s Abstract Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil, Acrylic, Panel

SHOUT Hand Drawn Lithograph, Church Shout, African American Heritage
By Samella Lewis
Located in Union City, NJ
SHOUT by the African American woman artist Samella Lewis, is an original hand drawn lithograph printed using hand lithography techniques on archival Rives BFK paper, 100% acid free. ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

African American Portrait, Portrait Photography-Tangerine
By Addison Jones
Located in Delaware , OH
ABOUT THIS PIECE: "Tangerine (Cortney - 715)" African American Portraits are what Addison Loves to shoot. Addison has a way to capture Portrait Photography that conveys her subjects...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Photography

Materials

Rag Paper, Color

"Fancy" Female Portrait, Colors, African-American
By John Osler
Located in Detroit, MI
"Fancy" is a lighted-heart title for this quiet dignified portrait and therefore suggests a mood rather than an individual. The rich colors John uses dance across the canvas. The ton...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

African American Portrait Photography-Double Curl
By Addison Jones
Located in Delaware , OH
ABOUT THIS PIECE: "Double Curl (Cortney + Bethyie- 711)", an African American Portrait that was shot in-studio in the Midwest. The subjects are twins shot in natural light to give t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Photography

Materials

Rag Paper, Color

St. George — African American artist
By John Tarrell Scott
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Tarrell Scott, 'St. George', woodcut, edition 20, 1992. Signed, dated, titled and numbered '18/20' in pencil. A fine, black impression, on off-white, laid Japan paper, with full...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Woodcut

Storm's Coming #3 — African American artist
By John Tarrell Scott
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Tarrell Scott, 'Storm's coming #3', woodcut, edition 20, 1992. Signed, dated, titled and numbered '1/10' in pencil. A fine, black impression, on off-white, laid Japan paper, wit...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Woodcut

Storm's Coming — African American artist
By John Tarrell Scott
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Tarrell Scott, 'Storm's Coming', woodcut, edition 9, 1992. Signed, dated, titled and numbered '3/9' in pencil. A fine, black impression, on off-white, laid Japan paper, with ful...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Woodcut

Storm's Coming #2 — African American artist
By John Tarrell Scott
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
John Tarrell Scott, 'Storm's coming #2', woodcut, edition 10, 1992. Signed, dated, titled and numbered '8/10' in pencil. A fine, black impression, on off-white, laid Japan paper, wit...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Woodcut

"Inspiraled" Abstract, Colorful, Swirls, Mixed Media, African-American
By Al Loving
Located in Detroit, MI
"Inspiraled" is a lively creative mixed media piece full of life and dynamism that incorporates one of Loving's favorite motifs, the spiral. This piece is mounted by pins onto a canv...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Metal

Roy Gates Perham, 1940s Unframed Portrait of an African American Nude
By Roy Gates Perham
Located in Bridgeport, CT
An unframed portrait of an African American nude, circa 1940. Measures: 22" x 27." In good condition with some losses and scratches.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Sunday Morning, Photography of African American Life New York 1960s
By Leonard Freed
Located in New york, NY
Sunday Morning, 1963 by Leonard Freed, is a 14” x 11” gelatin silver photograph from the artist's Black in White America book (p. 171). The photograph from the Freed estate is stampe...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Self Portrait, Expressionist, Figurative, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Self Portrait" is a painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon. The 47" x 28.5" oil on canvas portrait features Harmon at a young age of about 25 years old. ...
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1960s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Abstract Print African American Female Artist Wilhelmina Godfrey "Yesterday"
By Wilhelmina McAlpin Godfrey
Located in Buffalo, NY
A bright and gorgeous print by well listed artist Wilhelmina Godfrey. This work is titled "Yesterday" and was executed in 1989. Her pieces are quite rare and this Summer The Benjaman...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Harlem Fashion Show Hats, Street Photography of African Americans 1960s
By Leonard Freed
Located in New york, NY
Harlem Fashion Show, Hats, 1963 by Leonard Freed is a 16" x 20" gelatin silver print, signed verso (on back) by the Freed estate. The image appears in American photographer Freed's s...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

19th Century African American/Early Texan Parlor Chairs
Located in Dallas, TX
PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING, EXTREMELY RARE and VERY IMPORTANT Set of 4, Mid 19th Century, African American/Early Texan Parlor Chairs. What makes these chairs OUTSTANDING and ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American American Craftsman Chairs

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Walnut

"Swirls & More" Multi-Layers of Colors, Collage, African-American
By Al Loving
Located in Detroit, MI
"To Bunny" is brilliant painted in reds, blues, and pinks with a dash of yellow. It is lively and exuberant in the shape of a heart with Loving's well-known swirl motif throughout. I...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Mixed Media

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Acrylic, Rag Paper

Mountain High, Valley Low: African American abstract collage painting w/ photos
By Richard J. Watson
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
Free shipping with code ART2021SHIP through December! "Mountain High, Valley Low" is an abstract acrylic painting on Masonite panel with collaged elements, including historic photogr...
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1990s Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Mixed Media, Board, Masonite

"Gabriel", African-American Portrait, Figurative, Reds
By Ijania Cortez
Located in Detroit, MI
"Gabriel" is a painting showing Ijana's masterful use of color. In the foreground an African-American man is painted in profile in a warm red glow while the same figure is depicted b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

TENOR SERMON Signed Lithograph, Abstract Jazz Portrait, African American Culture
By Romare Bearden
Located in Union City, NJ
TENOR SERMON is a limited edition color lithograph by the renowned African American artist Romare Bearden(September 2, 1911 – March 12, 1988), printed on archival printmaking paper, ...
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1970s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Fine Modernist AFRICAN AMERICAN Harlequin Oil Painting Chicago Institute Artist
Located in New York, NY
Up for sale is a wonderful modernist portrait oil painting of a Harlequin by the Famous African American artist Charles Sebree 1914-1985 Sebree is one of the most important emergin...
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1930s American Modern Portrait Paintings

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Acrylic

Improvisation abstract African-American artist painting.
By Roland Ayers
Located in Hudson, NY
Roland Ayers (1932-2017). Improvisation, 2nd Series, #5. Ink on paper, measures 19 x 24 inches. Unframed and unmounted. Signed and dated lower right, titled lower left. There are a f...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Paper, Ink

Beyond the Blues: African American abstract collage painting w/ figures, flowers
By Richard J. Watson
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
"Beyond the Blues" is an acrylic painting on foam core board with collaged elements, including historic photographs of figures and flowers, and surrealist landscape imagery -- remini...
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Early 2000s Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Foam Board, Magazine Paper, Newsprint

"History of Detroit" Linoleum Cut, Black Ink, African American, Mural Style
Located in Detroit, MI
"History of Detroit" is in the style of a mural by the master muralist from the city of Detroit, Hubert Massey. It renders in dramatic composition the over 300 year history of this b...
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Early 2000s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Linocut

Beauty Contest, Harlem, Black and White Photography of African American Fashion
By Leonard Freed
Located in New york, NY
Beauty Contest, Harlem, 1963 by Leonard Freed is a 16" x 20" gelatin silver print, signed verso (on back) by the Freed estate. The image appears in American photographer Freed's semi...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Berlin, Germany, African-American Soldier in Europe And Civil Rights Photography
By Leonard Freed
Located in New york, NY
Berlin, Germany, 1961 by Leonard Freed, is a 14" x 11" gelatin silver print, signed and stamped on verso (back of photo) by the estate, by Brigitte Freed (wife of the photographer). ...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

QUILTING TIME Signed Lithograph, African American Culture, Interior Scene, Quilt
By Romare Bearden
Located in Union City, NJ
QUILTING TIME is an original limited edition lithograph printed using traditional hand lithography methods on archival Somerset printmaking paper, 100% acid free. QUILTING TIME by th...
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1980s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

THE CONVERSATION Signed Lithograph, Black Women, Train, African American Culture
By Romare Bearden
Located in Union City, NJ
THE CONVERSATION is an original limited edition lithograph printed using traditional hand lithography methods on archival Somerset printmaking paper, 100% acid free. THE CONVERSATION...
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1970s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

'Abstract in Charcoal and Rose', African-American Woman Artist, Oakland Museum
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower right, 'Chambliss' for Charlotte J Chambliss (American, 1910-2002) and dated 1962. A large mid-century, American Abstract oil comprising overlaid and adjacent biomorphi...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Original Charles McGill Painting Black Gold African American Artist Imposto Rare
By Charles McGill
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting by African American contemporary artist Charles McGill called "Towering Vacancy" which was created in 1987. The provenance of this work comes from...
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1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

African American Composer Olly Wilson, signed by Jack Mitchell
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
11 x 14" vintage silver gelatin photograph of African American Composer Olly Wilson in 2003. Signed by Jack Mitchell on the print recto. Comes directly from the Jack Mitchell Archive...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

African American Choreographer Talley Beatty, signed by Jack Mitchell.
By Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
11 x 14" vintage silver gelatin photograph of dancer, educator, and dance company director Talley Beatty, considered one of the greatest African American choreographers, 1971. Signed...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

FUGUE Signed Original Lithograph, Music, Balloons, African American Art
By Hughie Lee-Smith
Located in Union City, NJ
Fugue is an original hand drawn limited edition lithograph by the African American artist Hughie lee-Smith printed using hand lithography techniques on archival Arches paper, 100% ac...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Mr. Harlem, Photograph of African American Life New York City 1960s
By Leonard Freed
Located in New york, NY
The gelatin silver print is from the Freed estate, stamped verso (photo back) and signed by Brigitte Freed (widow of photographer). The image captures African-American life in Harl...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Every Time I Feel the Spirit: African American collage painting w/ figures, blue
By Richard J. Watson
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
"Every Time I Feel the Spirit" is a collage / painting created from acrylic and collage on leather mounted on gold MDF panel with predominant blue. The work itself is 24" x 22", fram...
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2010s Abstract Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Panel, Fiberboard, Leather, Archival Paper

Fashion Show, Harlem NY, Black and White Photograph African American Life 1960s
By Leonard Freed
Located in New york, NY
Fashion Show, 1963, Harlem, USA by Leonard Freed, is a 11” x 14” gelatin silver print, which appears in the photographer's seminal Black in White America book (p. 104). It is stamped...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Flight: African American artist surrealist landscape
By Roland Ayers
Located in Hudson, NY
Important surrealist landscape painting by American artist, Roland Ayers (1932-2014), Flight, 1959-60. Gouache on cardboard panel measures 28 x 30 inches; 33 x 35 inches framed. Pres...
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1950s Surrealist Abstract Paintings

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Gouache

Untitled (Abstract African American Male Figure Study)
By Ian Hornak
Located in Fairfield, CT
Artist: Ian Hornak (1944-2002) Title: Untitled (Abstract African American Male Figure Study) Year: 1963 Medium: Ink on heavy archival paper Size: 16.75 x 14 inches Condition: Good Pr...
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1980s Renaissance Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

BACKYARD Signed Lithograph, Black Couple, African American Heritage, Quilts
By James Demark
Located in Union City, NJ
BACKYARD by the artist James Denmark is an original hand drawn, limited edition lithograph printed on archival Somerset paper, 100% acid free using traditional hand lithography techn...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

The Busy Block — African American subject
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Daphne French Dunbar, 'The Busy Block', lithograph, c. 1935, edition 20. Signed, titled, and numbered '5/20' in pencil. Initialed in the stone, lower right. Inscribed 'To Katie with ...
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1930s American Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

CANDACE 1992 Tribute To African American Women, Commemorative Art Poster
By Elizabeth Catlett
Located in Union City, NJ
ELIZABETH CATLETT Candace - 10th Anniversary Celebration 1992, A Tribute to African American Women National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Commemorative Art Poster Year printed - 19...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Prints

Materials

Lithograph

The Drawing Class — African American subject
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Shirley Tattersfield, 'The Drawing Class', lithograph, 1949, edition 30. Signed, dated, titled, and numbered '15/30' in pencil. A fine impression, on cream, wove paper, with full mar...
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1940s American Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Seated Figure, Expressionist Color Male Portrait, African American Art
By Bernard Harmon
Located in Doylestown, PA
"Seated Figure" is a painting by Philadelphia born Expressionist painter Bernard Harmon. The 48" x 35.75" oil on board portrait is painted in energetic and bold brushstrokes, with vi...
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1960s Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

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African America For Sale on 1stDibs

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How Much is an African America?

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