Benny Andrews

American, 1930–2006

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Benny Andrews’s narrative paintings tell poignant stories of social injustice. Inspired by his youth in the segregated American South, Andrews created a body of work depicting scenes from the Civil Rights movement, American Indian relocation, …

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Seamstress, 1968
Sold on Dec 2, 2021
US$37,500
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Painting
Oil on linen canvas
55.9 x 83.8 cm
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US$37,500
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Dec 2, 2021
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Seamstress, 1968
Oil on linen canvas
Dec 2, 2021
Swann
US$37,500
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Painting
55.9 x 83.8 cm
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Dec 2, 2021
Swann
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US$37,500
New York Café, 1966
Sold on Nov 2, 2021
US$1,912
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Print
Lithograph on wove paper
36.2 x 26.7 cm
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US$1,912
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Nov 2, 2021
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New York Café, 1966
Lithograph on wove paper
Nov 2, 2021
Bonhams
US$1,912
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36.2 x 26.7 cm
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Nov 2, 2021
Bonhams
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US$1,912
Untitled, from Appalachee Red, 1978
Sold on Oct 8, 2021
US$1,890
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Offset lithograph with hand-coloring and hand-drawn additions, on heavy wove paper, the full sheet, lacking the original wove paper folio.
21.6 x 27.9 cm
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US$1,890
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Oct 8, 2021
Phillips
Untitled, from Appalachee Red, 1978
Offset lithograph with hand-coloring and hand-drawn additions, on heavy wove paper, the full sheet, lacking the original wove paper folio.
Oct 8, 2021
Phillips
US$1,890
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21.6 x 27.9 cm
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Oct 8, 2021
Phillips
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US$1,890
Hog Caller's Blues (Music Series), 1995
Sold on Sep 28, 2021
US$3,570
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Work on Paper
ink and pencil on Arches wove paper
38.1 x 55.9 cm
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US$3,570
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Sep 28, 2021
Bonhams
Hog Caller's Blues (Music Series), 1995
ink and pencil on Arches wove paper
Sep 28, 2021
Bonhams
US$3,570
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Work on Paper
38.1 x 55.9 cm
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Sep 28, 2021
Bonhams
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US$3,570
April, 1970
Sold on Oct 8, 2019
US$8,125
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Painting
Mixed media collage with canvas, brown corduroy and oil on board
22.9 x 30.5 cm
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US$8,125
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
April, 1970
Mixed media collage with canvas, brown corduroy and oil on board
Oct 8, 2019
Swann
US$8,125
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Painting
22.9 x 30.5 cm
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
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US$8,125
Pain of Sin, 1994
Sold on Oct 8, 2019
US$2,500
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Work on Paper
Pen and ink on cream wove paper
38.1 x 55.9 cm
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US$2,500
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
Pain of Sin, 1994
Pen and ink on cream wove paper
Oct 8, 2019
Swann
US$2,500
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38.1 x 55.9 cm
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
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US$2,500
Top of The World, 1977
Sold on Oct 8, 2019
US$2,375
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Print
Color etching on cream wove paper
29.8 x 45.1 cm
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US$2,375
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Oct 8, 2019
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Top of The World, 1977
Color etching on cream wove paper
Oct 8, 2019
Swann
US$2,375
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29.8 x 45.1 cm
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
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US$2,375
The Pause that Refreshes, 1975
Sold on Oct 8, 2019
US$4,000
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Work on Paper
Pen and ink on cream wove paper
30.5 x 45.7 cm
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US$4,000
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
The Pause that Refreshes, 1975
Pen and ink on cream wove paper
Oct 8, 2019
Swann
US$4,000
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30.5 x 45.7 cm
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Oct 8, 2019
Swann
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US$4,000
Yeller, 1970
Sold on Apr 4, 2019
US$3,000
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Work on Paper
Pen and ink on cream wove paper
45.7 x 30.5 cm
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US$3,000
Auction Sale
Apr 4, 2019
Swann
Yeller, 1970
Pen and ink on cream wove paper
Apr 4, 2019
Swann
US$3,000
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Work on Paper
45.7 x 30.5 cm
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Apr 4, 2019
Swann
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US$3,000
Circle Landscape, 1967
Sold on Apr 4, 2019
US$10,000
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Painting
Oil on linen canvas
81.3 x 81.3 cm
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US$10,000
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Apr 4, 2019
Swann
Circle Landscape, 1967
Oil on linen canvas
Apr 4, 2019
Swann
US$10,000
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Painting
81.3 x 81.3 cm
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Apr 4, 2019
Swann
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US$10,000