Lois Mailou Jones, Winter Night
Winter Night, c. 1996
silkscreen on paper
signed and numbered 22/60
16 x 12-1/2 inches
Provenance: Private collection directly from the artist, Cincinnati, Ohio
One of a series of five silkscreen prints by Jones inspired by the poetry of Leopold Sedar Senghor and published by the Limited Editions Club. Senghor was born in French West Africa and was the first black member ever inducted into the French Academy. In 1960, he was unanimously elected the first president of Senegal (and re-elected four times). As a poet, he represented the literary and artistic expression of the black African experience. Jones and Senghor were mutual admirers of each other's art.
Very good condition. No holes, tears, or abrasions. No stains, folds, or creases.
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