Monthly Auction Open For Bidding
Auction Ends September 10
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About US   Featured Lots 
If you don't have a Bidder Number, register now to bid!
back button 30 Minute Rule Begins on the Evening of September 10 at 7 PM ET
An Initial Bid Must Be Placed By 6 PM ET To Participate After 7 PM ET
Item   Title MB Now at Next bid Bids New bid Max bid  
617   Karl Priebe  $200 Unopened $200 0 Login to place bid or Register to bid

#617 - Karl Priebe

click to enlarge

click to enlarge

Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge

Postcard from the famous correspondence between American artists
Description  

American painter (1914–1976) known for his paintings of birds, exotic animals, and African-American culture. Intriguing original watercolor painting of a human face on an off-white 5.5 x 3.25 postcard addressed to photographer Carl Van Vechten, signed “Karlo,” August 25, 1951, with a note written in the borders, in full: “Playing Lil Green and preparing to go to the hospital and thinking of you!” Priebe also addressed the reverse, including his full name the return address area, “Karl Priebe.” In fine condition. Van Vechten became well-known for his portraits of notable individuals and was a famously voluminous correspondent, sending postcard portraits to many of his friends. From 1946 to 1956, he mailed thousands of postcards to Priebe alone, who frequently replied with these artistic responses. RR Auction COA.


back button
Help links  
Learn more about our autograph authentication experts...
Buyer's Premium   The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that a 22.5% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price on all individual lots, with a 2.5% discount for those paying by cash, check or wire. For additional information view our complete terms and conditions.
Your bid is a contract  Placing a bid online means you agree to abide by the terms and conditions listed by RRAuction.
Payment methods accepted  Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check, or Wire Transfer. Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, or Discover are only accepted up to $5,000.
Payment for items won in auction 436 is due by Monday, September 22nd unless prior arrangements have been made. Late payment may result in suspension of your bidding privileges.
Further descriptions You can call us or email us if you'd like us to answer questions about these items.