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Lot 46: BERNARD GOSS (1913 - ) Untitled (Portrait of a Black Woman).

Est: $4,000 USD - $6,000 USD
Swann Auction GalleriesFebruary 06, 2007New York, NY, US

Item Overview


BERNARD GOSS (1913 - )
Untitled (Portrait of a Black Woman).

Oil on wood panel, circa 1945-50. 368x293 mm; 14 1/2x11 3/4 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.

Born in Sedalia, Michigan, Bernard Goss is a Chicago-area artist who was active during the WPA. He was a member of the important Federal Art Project funded South Side Community Art Center, where fellow alumni included Charles White, George Neal, Eldzier Cortor, Gordon Parks, Archibald Motley and Margaret Burroughs. He married Burroughs in 1939, and they she had a daughter, Gayle. They later divorced.

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Auction Details


Swann Auction Galleries
February 06, 2007, 01:30 PM EST

104 East 25th Street, New York, NY, 10010, US