This is a rare collector opportunity and being offered from the collection of an avid collector.
The original work featuring the woman is entitled Beautiful Black Woman. Created in 1993, it is a mixed media 29x22 piece and is signed and dated by the artist. Looking closer one can observe 3 other African American images, writings and poetic words of affirmation. This work was recently appraised at $8500. This work is matted and framed. This work is in excellent condition.
More about artist Charly Palmer
Charly "Carlos" Palmer (currently known as Charly Palmer) (born June 29, 1960) is an American fine artist. Palmer was born in Fayette, Alabama, and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and received a degree from the American Academy of Art. He is currently based in Atlanta, Georgia. Palmer's subjects have included landscapes and portraits. Primarily an acrylic painter, Palmer also works in a variety of media.In 2020, Palmer illustrated the cover art for John Legend's Grammy Award-winning studio album Bigger Love. That same summer he was also selected to do the July 2020 cover for the acclaimed Time Magazine for the "America Must Change" issue. Several other illustrations were included in the issue, including portraits of George Stinney, Jr. and James Baldwin paired with American iconography. The paintings were received as both beautiful and mournful. Palmer was chosen to work on the cover based on his 20 years of experience painting on the subject of race.
Charly Palmer’s work is in private and public collections, which include JP Morgan Chase, Microsoft, Atlanta Life Insurance, McDonald’s Corporation, Miller Brewing Company, the Coca Cola Company and Vanderbilt University. His previous work His Story, belonging to the estate of Maya Angelou, was auctioned by Swann Gallery in 2015. Palmer’s work was commissioned for the 1996 Olympics and the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau. In 2016, he was selected to execute original artwork commemorating Fisk University’s 150th year anniversary; in 2017, he accomplished the same for Howard University.