SAMELLA SANDERS LEWIS (AMERICAN, B. 1924) OIL STICK ON ARCHES PAPER, 2000, H 20", W 14", PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN
A 2000 oil stick on Arches paper by Samella Sanders Lewis. Depicting the portrait of a young lady in hat with a distant gaze. Artist's signature and date to the lower margins in graphite. Frame measures H 31.5" x L 24.75".
As inspected under UV light, no evidence of repair, damage or inpainting fluoresces. Minor nicks to frame. Top and bottom sheet edges with deckle. Pigment verso inherent to medium used. Only hinged in upper right and upper left corners. Arches watermark to upper left corner. With visible graphite tracing.