Kara Walker

American, b. 1969

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Kara Walker

American, b. 1969

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$50,000
Untitled, 2000
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
26 x 18.1 cm
Realized Price
$50,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) Untitled signed and dated 'Kara Walker 2000' (on the reverse) gouache on paper 10 ¼ x 7 1/8 in. (26 x 18.1 cm.) Painted in 2000.
Untitled, 2000
gouache on paper
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$50,000
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Work on Paper
26 x 18.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$50,000
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) Untitled signed and dated 'Kara Walker 2000' (on the reverse) gouache on paper 10 ¼ x 7 1/8 in. (26 x 18.1 cm.) Painted in 2000.
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Being the True Account of the Life of the Negress, 1996
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
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Work on Paper
cut paper and adhesive
381 x 1200 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) Being the True Account of the Life of the Negress cut paper and adhesive approximate installation dimensions: 150 x 472 in. (381 x 1200 cm.) Executed in 1996.
Being the True Account of the Life of the Negress, 1996
cut paper and adhesive
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
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Work on Paper
381 x 1200 cm
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Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) Being the True Account of the Life of the Negress cut paper and adhesive approximate installation dimensions: 150 x 472 in. (381 x 1200 cm.) Executed in 1996.
$15,000
Chain of Events, 2003
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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Work on Paper
colored pencil on paper
61 x 48.3 cm
Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) Chain of Events signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Chain of events KW 2003' (on the reverse) colored pencil on paper 24 x 19 in. (61 x 48.3 cm.) Executed in 2003.
Chain of Events, 2003
colored pencil on paper
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
$15,000
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61 x 48.3 cm
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Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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$15,000
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) Chain of Events signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Chain of events KW 2003' (on the reverse) colored pencil on paper 24 x 19 in. (61 x 48.3 cm.) Executed in 2003.
$5,200
Foote's Gun-Boats Ascending to Attack Fort Henry (from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)), 2005
Sold on Sep 25, 2019
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Print
lithograph and screen print on Somerset Textured paper
86.4 x 61.0 cm
Realized Price
$5,200
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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Foote's Gun-Boats Ascending to Attack Fort Henry (from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)), 2005
lithograph and screen print on Somerset Textured paper
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
$5,200
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86.4 x 61.0 cm
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Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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$5,200
$8,825
Pack-Mules in the Mountains (from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)), 2005
Sold on Sep 25, 2019
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lithograph and screen print on Somerset Textured paper
61.0 x 86.4 cm
Realized Price
$8,825
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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Pack-Mules in the Mountains (from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)), 2005
lithograph and screen print on Somerset Textured paper
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
$8,825
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61.0 x 86.4 cm
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Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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$8,825
£395,250
Four Idioms on Negro Art #4 Primitivism, 2015
Sold on Jun 25, 2019
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Work on Paper
flashe, tempera, and watercolour on paper
182.9 x 311cm
Realized Price
£395,250
Auction Sale
Jun 25, 2019
Christie's
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Kara Walker (b. 1969) _Four Idioms on Negro Art #4 Primitivism_ signed, titled and dated ‘Kara Walker 2015 Four Idioms on Negro Art #4 Primitivism’ (on the reverse) flashe, tempera, and watercolour on paper 72 x 122 1/8in. (182.9 x 311cm.) Executed in 2015
Four Idioms on Negro Art #4 Primitivism, 2015
flashe, tempera, and watercolour on paper
Jun 25, 2019
Christie's
£395,250
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Work on Paper
182.9 x 311cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 25, 2019
Christie's
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£395,250
Description
Kara Walker (b. 1969) _Four Idioms on Negro Art #4 Primitivism_ signed, titled and dated ‘Kara Walker 2015 Four Idioms on Negro Art #4 Primitivism’ (on the reverse) flashe, tempera, and watercolour on paper 72 x 122 1/8in. (182.9 x 311cm.) Executed in 2015
£21,250
Untitled, 2006
Sold on Apr 11, 2019
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Work on Paper
watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, in eleven parts
233.0 x 25.8 cm
Realized Price
£21,250
Auction Sale
Apr 11, 2019
Christie's
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Untitled, 2006
watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, in eleven parts
Apr 11, 2019
Christie's
£21,250
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233.0 x 25.8 cm
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Apr 11, 2019
Christie's
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£21,250
£21,250
Untitled, 2006
Sold on Apr 4, 2019
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Work on Paper
watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, in eleven parts
25.8 x 233cm
Realized Price
£21,250
Auction Sale
Apr 4, 2019
Christie's
Description
KARA WALKER (B. 1969) _Untitled_ watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, in eleven parts overall: 10 ¼ x 91 ¾in. (25.8 x 233cm.) Executed in 2006
Untitled, 2006
watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, in eleven parts
Apr 4, 2019
Christie's
£21,250
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Work on Paper
25.8 x 233cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 4, 2019
Christie's
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£21,250
Description
KARA WALKER (B. 1969) _Untitled_ watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, in eleven parts overall: 10 ¼ x 91 ¾in. (25.8 x 233cm.) Executed in 2006
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$27,500
TOY SOLDIER
Sold on Nov 15, 2018
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Work on Paper
charcoal, pastel and graphite on paper
76.2 by 56.5 cm
Realized Price
$27,500
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
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signed, titled and dated 2010 on the reverse charcoal, pastel and graphite on paper 30 by 22 1/4 in. 76.2 by 56.5 cm.
No artwork image
TOY SOLDIER
charcoal, pastel and graphite on paper
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
$27,500
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Work on Paper
76.2 by 56.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$27,500
Description
signed, titled and dated 2010 on the reverse charcoal, pastel and graphite on paper 30 by 22 1/4 in. 76.2 by 56.5 cm.
$1,000
Untitled, 1000
Sold on Oct 16, 2018
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Print
glazed white porcelain pitcher multiple, 2014, with the artist's stamped-signature and title on the underside, numbered 350/1000, published by Bernardaud, Limoges, France, with their ink stamp on the underside
210 x 197 x 146 mm
Realized Price
$1,000
Auction Sale
Oct 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
KARA WALKER (B. 1969) Untitled glazed white porcelain pitcher multiple, 2014, with the artist's stamped-signature and title on the underside, numbered 350/1000, published by Bernardaud, Limoges, France, with their ink stamp on the underside Overall: 8 ¼ x 7 ¾ x 5 ¾ in. (210 x 197 x 146 mm.)
Untitled, 1000
glazed white porcelain pitcher multiple, 2014, with the artist's stamped-signature and title on the underside, numbered 350/1000, published by Bernardaud, Limoges, France, with their ink stamp on the underside
Oct 16, 2018
Christie's
$1,000
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Artwork Info
Print
210 x 197 x 146 mm
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Auction Sale
Oct 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$1,000
Description
KARA WALKER (B. 1969) Untitled glazed white porcelain pitcher multiple, 2014, with the artist's stamped-signature and title on the underside, numbered 350/1000, published by Bernardaud, Limoges, France, with their ink stamp on the underside Overall: 8 ¼ x 7 ¾ x 5 ¾ in. (210 x 197 x 146 mm.)
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