American & Modern Art

February 22 — 27, 2020
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LOT 25

Lot 25

Charles White (1918-1979)

Charles White (1918-1979)
Lot 25 Details
Charles White (1918-1979), American


Oil on canvasboard; signed and dated '47 lower right
16 x 11.8 in — 40.6 x 30 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $114,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Charles White (1918-1979)
  • Charles White (1918-1979)
  • Charles White (1918-1979)

Private Collection, Toronto


Charles White was known for his chronicling of African American related subjects in paintings, drawings, lithographs, and murals. He was a social realist artist born in Chicago.


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LOT 25

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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