A spectacular crayon pprtrait painting by African American artist Charleston Wilson 1919-? Measuring approximately 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches behind glass in a frame measuring approximately 22 1/8 x 16 1/2 inches. Thanks for looking at this fantastic African American vintage painting. Charleston Wilson was born 1919.
Death date and place are unknown. He was a portrait sketch artist with Joseph Delaney.They were fellow artists working in the Washington Square area in Manhattan New York during the 1940's. African-American artist Joseph Delaney created a 1952 oil painting depicting Charleston Wilson at work. The Schomburg Center have original photos of Charleston Wilson in Greenwich Village. Also the Historical Society of New York received portrait as a gift. Source: Roy Robinson whose source is information of the Studio Museum of Harlem including a 1952 Afro-American newsletter provided by the curator.
The item "VINTAGE AFRICAN AMERICAN BLACK ARTIST CHARLESTON WILSON MANHATTAN NY FINE ART IL" is in sale since Saturday, February 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Prints, Posters & Paintings". The seller is "theprimitivefold" and is located in Villa Park, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Panama, Jamaica.