Auction 2018 - Sold

Lot 189

This lot was auctioned April 7th.

Winold Reiss
Indian Man
25 x 19 inches
FRAMED/BASE: 34 x 28 inches
ESTIMATE: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
Signed lower left
Sold For: $ 23,400
Includes buyer's premium

Additional Details

Born in Germany, young Winold Reiss often accompanied his father, an itinerant painter, as he traveled throughout the countryside sketching peasants. In 1913, Reiss emigrated to the United States and immediately found the ethnic diversity of the nation inspirational. He traveled the West, painted many Native Americans–especially the Blackfeet Indians–trekked through Mexico doing pastels and watercolors of revolutionary figures and–back in New York–became one of the chief visual chroniclers of the Harlem Renaissance. Reiss also executed a number of important mural commissions and designed the interiors of hotels, restaurants, and theaters.

Condition Report

In excellent condition. No apparent evidence of inpaint under UV light. No problems to note.
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