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Purvis Young, American, Original Painting of An African American Funeral Procession, 31 X 27 Inches. February 4, 1943 – April 20, 2010 Was An American Artist From The Overtown Neighborhood of Miami, Florida. Young's Work, often A Blend of Collage And Painting, Utilizes Found Objects And The Experience of African Americans In The South. A Self-Taught Artist, Young Gained Recognition As A Cult Contemporary Self-Taught Artist, With A Collectors' Following Including The Likes of Jane Fonda, Damon Wayans, Jim Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Among Others. In 2006 A Feature Documentary Entitled Purvis of Overtown Was Produced About His Life And Work. His Work Is Found In The Collections of The American Folk Art Museum, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The High Museum of Art, The National Museum of African American History And Culture, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Among Others. Visit Purvis Young Museum, In Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In 2018, He Was Inducted Into The Florida Artists Hall of Fame. Estimated less than 50 yrs old. For Size And Weight See The Last Photo If Not Written In This Description. All Photos Represent The Lot Condition. Please Read Our Terms And Conditions.



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Purvis Young, American, Original Painting of An

Estimate $1,500 - $3,000May 19, 2018
311 South Division Street
Carson City, NV 89703
United States
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