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Alex Cooper is pleased to be auctioning the estate of notable Baltimore artist, Nathaniel Kato Gibbs.  

Born and raised in Baltimore, following service with the United States Army, Gibbs went on to obtain a BFA at the Maryland College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, and a MFA from American University, Washington, DC.
The pieces below are some of his most exceptional and are therefore being offered exclusively via private sale. 

Nathaniel K. Gibbs. “Thurgood Marshall,” oil Estimate: 30,000.00 – 50,000.00

Paintings  |  (American, 1949-2018). Oil on canvas, signed and dated “NK Gibbs 1993” lr, 50 x 36 in., framed. Provenance: The Estate of Artist Nathaniel Kato Gibbs, Baltimore, MD. Similar portrait commissioned by Johns Hopkins University, on permanent exhibit in Levering Hall.

Nathaniel Gibbs. “And to Think I Lived to See…” Estimate: 5,000.00 – 7,000.00

Paintings  |  “And to Think I Lived to See the Day.” (American, 1948-2018). Oil on panel, signed “NK Gibbs” lr, 24 x 18 in., framed. Provenance: The Estate of Artist, Nathaniel Kato Gibbs, Baltimore, MD 2009 Exhibition to celebrate the Inauguration of Barack Obama, Douglass-Meyers Museum, Baltimore, MD

Nathaniel K. Gibbs. “Tears of Joy,” oil Estimate: 5,000.00 – 7,000.00

Paintings  |  (American, 1948-2018). Oil on panel, signed “NK Gibbs” lr, 24 x 18 in., unframed. Provenance: The Estate of Artist, Nathaniel Kato Gibbs, Baltimore, MD 2009 Exhibition to celebrate the Inauguration of Barack Obama, Douglass-Meyers Museum, Baltimore, MD

Nathaniel K. Gibbs. “Clarence ‘Du’ Burns,” oil Estimate: 25,000.00 – 40,000.00

Paintings  |  (American, 1948-2018). Oil on canvas, signed and dated “NK Gibbs, ’89” lr, 54 x 36 in., framed. Provenance: The Estate of Artist Nathaniel Kato Gibbs, Baltimore, MD Similar portrait commissioned and on exhibit, Baltimore City Hall, Board of Estimates Room, Baltimore, MD

Nathaniel K. Gibbs. Cab Calloway, oil Estimate: 3,000.00 – 7,000.00

Paintings  |  (American, 1948-2018). Oil on canvas mounted to board, signed “NK Gibbs” lr, 36 x 24 in., unframed Provenance: The Estate of Artist, Nathaniel Kato Gibbs, Baltimore, MD

Kathleen Hamill

Director of Modern & Contemporary Arts

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Traditional wool pile hand knotted red rug, 9’ x 12’ Price upon request

Rugs – Modern  |  Material: 100% wool pile Origin: China

Silk Sino Persian Rug, 4.2′ x 6’6” Price upon request

Rugs – Modern  |  Material: 100% silk pile on cotton foundation Origin: China

Persian wool pile hand knotted rug, 10’ x 12’7” Price upon request

Rugs – Antique  |  approx. 3rd quarter 20th century, Material: 100% wool pile, Origin: Persia

Heather Haas

Alex Cooper Rugs, Senior Designer

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Chanel Coco Handle Medium Flap Bag SOLD

Luxury Handbags & Accessories  |  Black quilted Caviar leather Chanel Coco Handle Bag with gold-tone hardware, optional chain-link and leather shoulder strap featuring leather shoulder guard, single burgundy Lizard-trimmed top handle, single slip pocket at exterior back, three interior compartments; one with zip closure, four pockets at interior walls; one with zip closure and interlocking CC turn-lock closure at front flap. Includes tag, dust bag and authenticity card.

Brooke Friedman

Luxury Handbag & Accessories Authenticator