Lot 133
Ivey Hayes (American, 1948-2012), Tobacco Cropper
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Acrylic on canvas, signed and dated 1997 at lower left, presented in an attractive custom frame.

Stretcher size 36 1/2 x 24 in.; Frame dimensions 44 x 32 in.

Purchased directly from the artist by the consignors in 1997.

Ivey Hayes was born in Pender County, North Carolina. He graduated from what is now known as North Carolina Central University in 1970. He continued his studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned his MFA in 1975 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

In 2006, his work was featured in an exhibit, "Five American Artists," at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was in proud company, alongside works by Romare Bearden, Minnie Evans, Faith Ringgold and Big Al Carter.

The North Carolina Central University in Durham, presented a retrospective exhibition of Hayes' work in 2012.

Very good estate condition.

$3,000 - 5,000