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Painter, Sculptor, b. 1923 - d. 2022

Samella Sanders Lewis, Born: 27 February 1923, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, Died: 27 May 2022, Torrance, California, United States, was an American visual artist and art historian. She worked primarily as a printmaker and painter. She has been called the "Godmother of African American Art". She received Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement from the College Art Association in 2021.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Creole Woman.
      Apr. 04, 2024

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Creole Woman.

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Creole Woman. Gouache on wove paper, 1949. 285x234 mm; 11¼x9¼ inches. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, lower edge. Provenance: acquired from Paramour Fine Arts, Michigan; private collection, Illinois (1998). This early, modernist work on paper by artist, art historian and educator, Samella Lewis, portrays a young woman in three-quarter profile. In 1947, Lewis was doing her graduate work at the Ohio State University. In 1949, she lived with relatives in the Bayou Teche region of Louisiana painting more portraits of Creole workers from the sugarcane fields. In 1951, Lewis became the first African American woman to receive doctoral degrees in both fine art and art history.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets.
      Apr. 04, 2024

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets.

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets. Woodcut on newsprint mounted on cream wove paper, 1968. 273x140 mm; 11⅞x5⅞ inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 19/35 in pencil, lower margin. Another impression of this scarce print, entitled Twentieth Century Wisemen, was exhibited in the 2012-13 traveling exhibition Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980. Jones p. 249.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • Samella Lewis, 1923-2022, Stimulant 2
      Dec. 02, 2023

      Samella Lewis, 1923-2022, Stimulant 2

      Est: $2,500 - $3,500

      Samella Lewis 1923-2022 Stimulant 2 2007 color screen print 22-1/4 x 17 inches (image) 28 x 22 inches (sheet) signed, titled, dated and numbered, 33/100 Printed by Lou Stovall, Master Printer Provenance: private collection, Dallas, TX

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Lewis, 1923-2022, Banyan #5
      Dec. 02, 2023

      Samella Lewis, 1923-2022, Banyan #5

      Est: $8,000 - $12,000

      Samella Lewis 1923-2022 Banyan #5 1964 oil on canvas 52 x 40 inches signed and dated label verso with titled and artist's address: 1237 Masselin Ave, Los Angeles Provenance: private collection, Dallas, TX

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Lewis, 1924-2022, The Masquerade
      Dec. 02, 2023

      Samella Lewis, 1924-2022, The Masquerade

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Samella Lewis 1924-2022 The Masquerade 1994 color screenprint 23-5/8 x 20 inches (image) 30 x 22 inches (sheet) signed, dated, titled and numbered 2/40 This print is based on the 1994 work on paper in the collection of the Williamson Gallery, Scripps College.

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Sanders Lewis (1923-2022); The Masquerade;
      Oct. 30, 2023

      Samella Sanders Lewis (1923-2022); The Masquerade;

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis (1923-2022) The Masquerade, 1994 Screenprint in colors on Arches paper, signed in pencil, titled, dated and numbered 2/40, with full margins, framed. 23 3/4 x 20in (60.3 x 50.8cm) sheet 30 1/4 x 22 1/4in (76.8 x 56.5cm)

      Bonhams
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Children's Game II.
      Oct. 19, 2023

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Children's Game II.

      Est: $5,000 - $7,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Children's Game II. Linoleum cut on cream Japan paper, 1967. 590x692 mm; 23 1/4x27 3/8 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 7/25 in pencil, lower margin.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • Samella Lewis, Children's Game, Signed Linocut
      Jun. 11, 2023

      Samella Lewis, Children's Game, Signed Linocut

      Est: $3,500 - $5,000

      Samella Lewis, Children's Game, 1967 Signed Lino-Cut. As Framed Approximately 32.0W x 27.0L x 1.0D in. Sight Approximately 24.75W x 18.75L in.

      Clark's Auction Company
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1913 - 2022) Cleo I.
      Apr. 06, 2023

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1913 - 2022) Cleo I.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1913 - 2022) Cleo I. Lithograph printed in blackish blue on wove paper, 1996. 698x514 mm; 27 1/2x20 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 13/20 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by the Brandywine Workshop, Philladelphia.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Confrontation.
      Apr. 06, 2023

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Confrontation.

      Est: $4,000 - $6,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Confrontation. Linoleum cut on Japan paper, 1969. 303x303 mm; 12x12 inches, wide margins. Signed, titled and numbered 4/35 in pencil, lower margin. Provenance: the estate of Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn, Los Angeles, CA. Naomi Caryl (1931 - 2022) was a singer, actress, artist and a longtime collector and patron of the arts in Los Angeles. She was the daughter of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, the financier, philanthropist, and collector of modern art whose gift to the nation of nearly 6,000 works of art established his namesake museum on the National Mall. She also was a longtime friend of Joan Wheeler Ankrum, the founder of the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles, whose gallery exhibited many African American artists.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Family.
      Apr. 06, 2023

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Family.

      Est: $4,000 - $6,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Family. Linoleum cut on Japan paper, 1967. 381x394 mm; 15x15 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, titled and numbered 18/25 in pencil, lower margin. Provenance: the estate of Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn, Los Angeles, CA. Naomi Caryl (1931 - 2022) was a singer, actress, artist and a longtime collector and patron of the arts in Los Angeles. She was the daughter of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, the financier, philanthropist, and collector of modern art whose gift to the nation of nearly 6,000 works of art established his namesake museum on the National Mall. She also was a longtime friend of Joan Wheeler Ankrum, the founder of the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles, whose gallery exhibited many African American artists. Exhibited: Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, with the label on the frame back.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • Samella Lewis, 1924-2022, Landscape
      Nov. 19, 2022

      Samella Lewis, 1924-2022, Landscape

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      Samella Lewis 1924-2022 Landscape 1995 color screenprint on thick wove paper 16-1/2 x 28-1/2 inches (image), full margins signed, dated, titled, and numbered, 58/60 Printed by Nash Editions, Torrance, CA Note: based on her painting, Upstate New York Landscape, 1958

      Black Art Auction
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Migrants.
      Oct. 06, 2022

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Migrants.

      Est: $5,000 - $7,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Migrants. Linoleum cut on thin imitation Japan paper, 1967. 432x610 mm; 17x24 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 7/25 in pencil, lower margin. Provenance: Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles; Benny Carter, Los Angeles; private collection, California (2003), acquired at Abell's Auction, Los Angeles. This print was acquired from the estate auction of jazz great Benny Carter (1907 - 2003). A very rich, dark impression of this scarce print; other impressions are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Cleo.
      Oct. 06, 2022

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Cleo.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1923 - 2022) Cleo. Offset color lithograph, 1996. 698x514 mm; 27 1/2x20 1/4 inches, full margins. Printer's proof, aside from the edition of 100. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "PP1" in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by the Brandywine Workshop, Philladelphia. Illustrated: Allan L. Edmunds, ed. and Halima Taha. Three Decades of American Printmaking; The Brandywine Workshop Collection fig. 126, p. 96. Consigned to support the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia and its legacy endowment campaign.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Creole Mules.
      Oct. 06, 2022

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Creole Mules.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Creole Mules. Color screenprint on cream wove paper, 1995. 381x502 mm; 15x19 3/4 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from an edition of 60. Signed, titled, inscribed "A/P IV" and dated in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Wasserman Studio, Santa Monica with the blind stamp, lower right.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Untitled (Dancers).
      Oct. 06, 2022

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Untitled (Dancers).

      Est: $6,000 - $9,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - 2022) Untitled (Dancers). Oil stick on paper, 2000. 698x533 mm; 27 1/2x21 inches. Signed and dated in oil stick, lower left. Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, private collection, Arizona.

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    • Samella Lewis, b. 1924, untitled, Portrait of a Man
      Jun. 04, 2022

      Samella Lewis, b. 1924, untitled, Portrait of a Man

      Est: $2,500 - $4,500

      Samella Lewis b. 1924 untitled, Portrait of a Man 1958 charcoal and pencil on paper 8-1/4 x 5-3/4 inches signed and dated

      Black Art Auction
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) The Masquerade.
      Mar. 31, 2022

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) The Masquerade.

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) The Masquerade. Color screenprint, 1994. 603x508 mm; 23 3/4x20 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 21/40 in pencil, lower margin. This print is based on the 1994 work on paper in the collection of the Williamson Gallery, Scripps College. McNaughton/Muchnic 16.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets.
      Mar. 31, 2022

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets.

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets. Woodcut on newsprint, 1968. 273x140 mm; 11 7/8x5 7/8 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 13/35 in pencil, lower margin. Another impression of this scarce print, entitled Twentieth Century Wisemen, was exhibited in the 2012-13 traveling exhibition Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980. Jones p. 249.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Portrait of a Woman
      Mar. 12, 2022

      Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Portrait of a Woman

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      Samella Lewis b. 1924 Portrait of a Woman c. 1955-60 conté crayon and charcoal  22 x 17 inches Dedicated : "from Sammy to my good friend and mentor, Tom Feelings" Provenance:  the estate of Tom Feelings, listed in the estate appraisal, August 25, 2003

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, Guitar Player
      Mar. 12, 2022

      Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, Guitar Player

      Est: $4,000 - $6,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis b. 1924 Guitar Player 1995 color pencil drawing on Arches watercolor paper 20 x 27 1/2 inches (image) 22 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches (sheet) signed and dated

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, Cane Field
      Mar. 12, 2022

      Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, Cane Field

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis b. 1924 Cane Field 1949 color screen print with gouache on paper 14 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches signed, titled and dated in pencil This image is an extremely rare and early print by the artist. Provenance: private collection, New York, NY

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, Stimulant 2
      Mar. 12, 2022

      Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, Stimulant 2

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis b. 1924 Stimulant 2 2007 color screenprint 22-1/4 x 17 inches (image) 28 x 22 inches (sheet) signed, titled, dated, and numbered AP 6/12 Printed by, Lou Stovall, Master Printer blind stamp

      Black Art Auction
    • Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, The Farmer
      Mar. 12, 2022

      Samella Sanders Lewis, b. 1924, The Farmer

      Est: $4,000 - $6,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis b. 1924 The Farmer 2006 serigraph 40 x 22 inches signed, numbered, titled, blind stamp , edition of 60

      Black Art Auction
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Migrants.
      Oct. 07, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Migrants.

      Est: $5,000 - $7,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Migrants. Linoleum cut on thin imitation Japan paper, 1967. 432x610 mm; 17x24 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 7/25 in pencil, lower margin. Provenance: Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, with the label on the frame back; Benny Carter, Los Angeles; private collection, California (2003), acquired at Abell's Auction, Los Angeles. This print was acquired from the estate auction of jazz great Benny Carter (1907-2003). A very rich, dark impression of this scarce print; other impressions are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Together We Stand.
      Oct. 07, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Together We Stand.

      Est: $4,000 - $6,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Together We Stand. Color lithograph on cream wove paper, 1997. 559x755 mm; 22x29 3/4 inches, full margins. A unique artist's proof, aside from the edition of 10. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/1 in pencil, lower margin. Additionally signed, inscribed "Joy!" and dated "December 14, 1997" by Maya Angelou. Printed and published by the Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia. Provenance: collection of Anne & Allan Edmunds. Featuring the poetry of Maya Angelou, Lewis conveys to her audience her feelings about growing up in the Jim Crow South. Inscribed in the plate is a quote from Angelou's poem, written for her friend, Samella Lewis, Our Grandmother:: "However I am perceived and deceived, however my ignorance and conceits, lay aside your fears that I will be undone, for I shall not be moved." Consigned to support the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia and its legacy endowment campaign.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • Samella Lewis (American, b. 1924) 20th Century Prophets, 1968
      Sep. 29, 2021

      Samella Lewis (American, b. 1924) 20th Century Prophets, 1968

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      Samella Lewis (American, b. 1924) 20th Century Prophets, 1968 woodcut on newsprint signed, titled, dated, and numbered 13/35 11 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Helena Szepe, Tampa, Florida

      Hindman
    • Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Creole Mules, color serigraph, 20 x 24.5 inches
      May. 22, 2021

      Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Creole Mules, color serigraph, 20 x 24.5 inches

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Samella Lewis b. 1924 Creole Mules color serigraph 1995 signed, titled, and dated; numbered 6/60 The image, Creole Mules, was included in the 2002 exhibit at Scripps College, Samella Lewis: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1941-2000.

      Black Art Auction
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Cleo.
      Apr. 22, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Cleo.

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Cleo. Offset color lithograph, 1996. 698x514 mm; 27 1/2x20 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 12/100 in pencil, lower margin. Printed and published by the Brandywine Workshop, Philladelphia.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Sunrise.
      Apr. 22, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Sunrise.

      Est: $10,000 - $15,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Sunrise. Oil on linen canvas, 1962. 686x914 mm; 27x36 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower right. Provenance: acquired directly from the artist: private collection, Florida (1962). Samella Lewis and the owner were both on the faculty of SUNY Plattsburgh at the time. Sunrise is a striking and scarce example of Samella Lewis's embrace of abstract painting in the early 1960s, and her interest in non-Western symbolism. She began teaching at Plattsburgh in 1958, and was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study at First Institute of Chinese Civilization and Tung Mai University in Taiwan in 1962. She continuing teaching Asian history at SUNY Plattsburgh until 1965 when she moved to Los Angeles. There she was awarded a National Defense Education Act post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Southern California, where she studied the Chinese language and Asian civilization.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Children's Game II.
      Apr. 22, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Children's Game II.

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Children's Game II. Linoleum cut on Japan paper, 1967. 590x692 mm; 23 1/4x27 3/8 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 4/25 in pencil, lower margin. A very good, dark impression of this scarce linoleum cut.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Migrants.
      Apr. 22, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Migrants.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Migrants. Linoleum cut on thin imitation Japan paper, 1967. 432x610 mm; 17x24 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 10. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Artist's Proof" in pencil, lower margin. Other impressions of this scarce print are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Mr. and Mrs.
      Apr. 22, 2021

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Mr. and Mrs.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Mr. and Mrs. Linoleum cut on Japan paper, 1966. 495x406 mm; 19 1/2x16 inches, wide margins. Artist's proof, aside from the edition of 10. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Artist's Proof" in pencil, lower margin. A very good, dark impression of this very scarce linoleum cut.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Boy on a Bench
      Feb. 06, 2021

      Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Boy on a Bench

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      Samella Lewis b. 1924 Boy on a Bench 2007 off-set color lithograph 27-1/2 x 20-3/8 inches signed and dated with silver pen in image and notated in graphite, “A/P”

      Black Art Auction
    • SAMELLA SANDERS LEWIS (AMERICAN, B. 1924) WOODCUT ON PAPER, 1968, H 12", W 9", "FOLK SINGER"
      Jan. 29, 2021

      SAMELLA SANDERS LEWIS (AMERICAN, B. 1924) WOODCUT ON PAPER, 1968, H 12", W 9", "FOLK SINGER"

      Est: $500 - $800

      A 1968 woodcut on paper titled "Folk Singer" by Samella Sanders Lewis. Depicting a figure strumming a mandolin. Artist's signature, date, edition number (A/P) and title to the lower margins in graphite. Frame measures H 22.25" x L 19".

      DuMouchelles
    • SAMELLA SANDERS LEWIS (AMERICAN, B. 1924) OIL STICK ON ARCHES PAPER, 2000, H 20", W 14", PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN
      Jan. 29, 2021

      SAMELLA SANDERS LEWIS (AMERICAN, B. 1924) OIL STICK ON ARCHES PAPER, 2000, H 20", W 14", PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN

      Est: $700 - $1,000

      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".

      DuMouchelles
    • Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Creole Mules, color serigraph, 20 x 24.5 inches
      Jul. 11, 2020

      Samella Lewis, b. 1924, Creole Mules, color serigraph, 20 x 24.5 inches

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Samella Lewis b. 1924 Creole Mules color serigraph 1995 signed, titled, and dated; numbered 6/60 The image, Creole Mules, was included in the 2002 exhibit at Scripps College, Samella Lewis: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1941-2000. 20 x 24.5 inches

      Black Art Auction
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Sunrise.
      Jun. 04, 2020

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Sunrise.

      Est: $4,000 - $6,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Sunrise. Oil on canvas, 1996. 292x292 mm; 11 1/2x11 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower right. Provenance: the artist; Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, with the gallery label on the back board; private collection, Missouri.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Home Sweet Home.
      Jun. 04, 2020

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Home Sweet Home.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Home Sweet Home. Color screenprint on cream wove paper, 1969. 533x419mm; 21x16 1/2 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from an unknown edition. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "AP" in pencil, lower margin.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets.
      Jun. 04, 2020

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets.

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) 20th Century Prophets. Woodcut on newsprint, 1968. 273x140 mm; 11 3/4x5 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 19/35 in pencil, lower margin. Another impression of this scarce print, entitled Twentieth Century Wisemen, was exhibited in the 2012-13 traveling exhibition Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980. Jones p. 249.

      Swann Auction Galleries
    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Interior.
      Oct. 08, 2019

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Interior.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Interior. Hand colored color digital print on Arches, 1997. 540x413 mm; 21 1/4x16 1/4 inches, full margins. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/1 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Nash Editions, Torrance, CA.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Landscape.
      Oct. 08, 2019

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Landscape.

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Landscape. Color screenprint on thick wove paper, 1995. 419x724 mm; 16 1/2x28 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, dated and numbered 21/60 in pencil, lower margin. Printed by Nash Editions, Torrance, CA. Samella Lewis's screenprint is based on her painting, Upstate New York Landscape, oil on panel, 1958.

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    • SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Untitled (Boy Reading).
      Oct. 08, 2019

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Untitled (Boy Reading).

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      SAMELLA LEWIS (1924 - ) Untitled (Boy Reading). Pencil and graphite on thin cream wove paper, 1949. 337x241 mm; 13 1/4x9 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower left. Provenance: Paramour Fine Arts, Franklin, Michigan; the Patricia and Donald Oresman collection, New York; private collection, New York.

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    • Samella Lewis. "Creole Mules," Serigraph
      Feb. 28, 2019

      Samella Lewis. "Creole Mules," Serigraph

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis (American, b. 1924). Serigraph in colors, A/P IV, pencil signed and dated "Samella Lewis 1995" lr, 19 7/8 x 24 1/2 in., unframed

      Alex Cooper
    • Samella Lewis. "House of Shango," Lithograph
      Feb. 28, 2019

      Samella Lewis. "House of Shango," Lithograph

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis. (American, b. 1924). ED 31/60, pencil signed and dated "Samella Lewis 1992," lr, titled ll, 22 x 17 3/4 in., unframed

      Alex Cooper
    • Samella Lewis. "Cleo," Lithograph
      Feb. 28, 2019

      Samella Lewis. "Cleo," Lithograph

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      Samella Sanders Lewis. (American, b. 1924). 1996, lithograph in color, P/P, pencil signed and dated "Samella Lewis 1996," lr, titled ll, image size 27 x 20 in., unframed

      Alex Cooper
    • Samella Lewis SHOUT Lithograph
      Nov. 20, 2018

      Samella Lewis SHOUT Lithograph

      Est: $600 - $800

      Samella Lewis (b. 1924) SHOUT Lithograph, 2004, on wove paper, signed, dated, titled and numbered 55/60 in pencil, published by JK Fine Art Editions Co., New York and with their blindstamp, with full margins, unframed. Sheet 15 3/8 x 23 1/2 inches; 391 x 597 mm. C The Patricia and Donald Oresman Collection

      Doyle New York
    • Samella Lewis American, b. 1924 Boy Reading, 1949
      Nov. 20, 2018

      Samella Lewis American, b. 1924 Boy Reading, 1949

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      Samella Lewis American, b. 1924 Boy Reading, 1949 Signed Samella Lewis and dated 1949 (ll) Graphite on paper 13 1/4 x 9 5/8 inches Unframed Provenance: Paramour Fine Arts, Franklin, Michigan C The Patricia and Donald Oresman Collection

      Doyle New York
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