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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Beauford's Portrait of Larry Calcagno Sold at Auction

Last Saturday, Tyler Fine Art x Ripley Auctions presented Beauford's portrait of Larry Calcagno for sale at its "African-American Artists - A Fine Art Auction."

Portrait of a Young Man (Larry Calcagno)
(1953) Oil on canvas
31.75" x 25.5" (80.6 cm x 64.8 cm)
© Estate of Beauford Delaney
by permission of Derek L. Spratley, Esquire,
Court Appointed Administrator

The painting sold for $15,000. At the time of this writing, I am not able to confirm whether this price includes a buyer's premium.

To read about the friendship shared by Beauford and Larry Calcagno, visit the following links:

A Boundless Love: Beauford Delaney's Letters to Larry Calcagno (2016)

Beauford and Larry Calcagno (2011)

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