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Sharecropper Portraits by William Aiken Walker
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
William Aiken Walker (American, 1838-1921). Oil on canvas portraits of sharecroppers, the man with his hand in his pocket, the woman with a pipe in her mouth, cotton in her hand, and a basket of cotton at her feet, both in a field of cotton, framed in a gilt and gesso frame, signed WA Walker. l.l.; 7.75 x 3.75 in. (sight).
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