James Amos Porter, Self-Portrait, oil on canvas, circa 1935.
The Art Newspaper features both Swann's February 23rd African-American Fine Art auction, as well as the art items in the Printed and Manuscript African Americana auction that was held two days later. Viv Lawes writes that the James Porter art history archive in the February 25th sale was the second-highest grossing item ever for that department—$50,400—which held its 15th sale this year. Read the full article here.
Labels: African-American Fine Art, James Amos Porter, Nigel Freeman, Printed and Manuscript African Americana, The Art Newspaper, Wyatt H. Day