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    CLEMENTINE HUNTER (American, 1886-1988)
    Untitled (Cotton Picker in Front of African House)
    Oil on board
    8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
    Monogrammed center right: HC

    This is a small version of a subject that Clementine Hunter returned to repeatedly in her career. It contains an image of the "Africa House" from the plantation where she lived. What makes this painting especially desirable is the monogram. The symbol is an early version of her signature, in which her initials, a reversed C and H, are painted separately from each other. Later works show the letters touching or overlapping.


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    Scatered abraisions along edges

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    16th Wednesday
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