Sam Gilliam Jr. Acryllic on board

Jul 22, 2022. 15:50 UTC
Sam Gilliam Jr. Acryllic on board
United States of America

Contemporary art

Acquired from
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For sale

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

Answered within about 23 hours
Jul 23, 14:37 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$40,000 - $60,000 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$70,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Kerry,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
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 (
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)
Untitled, unsigned
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.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Kerry keith Jul 23, 18:28 UTC

Thank you

Kerry keith Jul 23, 18:55 UTC

Since artist just died in July, will that make the art worth/ sell for more in your opinion

Delia Jul 25, 21:10 UTC

Works that were being sold prior to his death haven't been resold so it's difficult to say - his market is quite strong now, regardless.

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