This is a 49”square piece of art on board with aluminum frame - size of art showing is 47.5” square. The frame is the same as others on authenticated Gilliam’s- as is the wood back and brush strokes
49 x 49 with aluminum frame, 47.5 x 47.5 of art showing
This is from the estate of Charles Weinberg, who was photographed with Gilliam as Weinberg donated another piece of Gilliam’s work to the Speed art museum in Louisville Ky
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In May, 2022, Bonhams sold a related work - of slightly larger size (44 by 54 inches) for $126,375 against an estimate of $60,000-80,000 (https://www.askart.com/auction_records/Sam_Gilliam_Jr/116776/Sam_Gilliam_Jr.aspx?lot=6820337).
If you are interested in selling this, I would recommend an international auction house with specialty sales in Post-war and Contemporary art. If you'd like more information, please let us know.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
Sam Gilliam, Jr. (American, born 1933)
abstract acrylic on board
47 1/2 by 47 1/2 inches, framed 49 by 49 inches in an aluminum frame
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: ex estate of Charles Weinberg,
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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