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oil on canvas, signed at lower right, inscribed "Thank God I wont have to look at this old mule any more." and dated October 18, 2001 on the verso, framed.
DOA 14.75 x 18.5 in.
Born in Vance County, Williams' parents were sharecroppers and her memories of rural life populate her folk art paintings. In 2009 an exhibition of her paintings, entitled “Ruth Russell Williams: Master Storyteller," was displayed at the NCCU Art Museum in Durham, NC.
Private Collection, Raleigh, NC
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Ruth Russell Williams (NC, 1932-2010), Plowing the

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jul 21, 2018
620 Cornerstone Court
Hillsborough, NC 27278
United States
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