Artist: Al Hirschfeld (American, 1903 - 2003).
Title: "Apollo Chorine [from the suite 'Harlem As Seen by Hirschfeld']".
Medium: Original color lithograph.
Date: Composed 1930s. Printed 1941.
Dimensions: Overall size: 11 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (303 x 222 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed in pencil, lower left; annotated "PP" in pencil, lower left; signed in the plate, lower right. A printer's proof aside from the edition of 1,000. Cream laid handmade Canson & Montgolfier (Annonay, France) paper. Wide margins. Fine impression. Fine condition. Provenance: Through Daniel W. Triggs, the executor of the estate of Frederick Triggs, Sr., the printer of the edition. Comment(s): Another signed impression of this lithograph sold for $1,150 at Swann Auction Galleries, New York City, 9/25/2003, lot #3A. Many of the Hirschfeld's images in the Harlem suite have become iconic representations of the African-American experience in the 1930's and are often considered to be the artist's best work. Printed by the Triggs Color Printing Corporation, New York; published by The Hyperion Press, New York. Image copyright © The Al Hirschfeld Foundation, New York. [30052-2-800]