Lawrence Harris Painting, Chinese Junk Abstract, 1964, African American, 1 of 3 listings
Colorful abstract, acrylic on board, by Lawrence Harris (1937-2008.) Chinese junk with a custom made frame, covered with linen.
Possibly signed under the frame, as others are. But listing as unsigned.
Original oil or acrylic on masonite by Lawrence Harris of abstract. Harris (1937-2008) was a noted Colorado Springs African American artist. Self taught, he would go on to be selected as one of the top 100 artists of 100 years of painting in the Pikes Peak region Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, “A Show of Color” and exhibition to honor the centennial of that city in 1971.
EXHIBITIONS: Denver Art Museum; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Denver Art Gallery; Saks Galleries, Denver; Gallery A, Taos; Oklahoma Fine Arts Center; Idar Opertstein Gallery, Germany
COLLECTIONS: Denver Art Museum
Paintings by Lawrence Harris Have brought over $1000.00 at major auction houses. Our starting bid for this splendid work is much lower.
Dimensions: Canvas: 15” Wide X 11”; Frame: 21” Wide X 17”
Condition: Original condition, with possibly subdued colors,
Original custom frame.
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Provenance: Savannah Estate.
Maker: He was a noted African American artist from Colorado Springs. Self-taught. Exhibited widely, claimed to be one of the best 100 painters in 100 years in the region.
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