African American Fine Art - March 2019
Treadway Gallery and specialist Thom Pegg have consistently offered important works by African American artists at auction for the last twenty years. This sale offers interested collectors and institutions more than 140 works by nearly 100 different artists, ranging the entire gamut of both styles and price ranges.
A very early work by Charles White of Frederick Douglass is included in the sale, as well as two prints. There is a strong representation of sculpture works included in the auction. Two bronzes by Elizabeth Catlett will be offered, as well as several prints by her. Two sculptures by California-based Sargent Johnson from the 1940s will be offered, as well as a rare, early oil painting. A bronze, titled, Julius , by Richmond Barthe, will be included. This auction features many works from the well-known collection of Melvin Holmes, who had lived in the San Francisco area and collected African American art for decades.
Preview will be held at Treadway located at 2029 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208 with the auction being held at 2007 Madison Road beginning at Noon on Sunday, March 17th. Preview dates are Monday, March 11 thru Saturday, March 16, 9am-5pm or by appointment.
Floor, phone, absentee, Liveauctioneers bidding will be offered. As they have since their beginning in 1980, Treadway guarantees everything they sell so bidders can be confident in buying.