Geoffrey Holder Painting
A 1959 oil on masonite painting entitled “Lena” by American artist Geoffrey Holder. The painting, signed by Holder, is 48 by 24 inches. Lot 1175, estimate $2,500–$3,500.
"Lena sang with such clarity and understanding of a lyric and its significance and brought a very personal and intensely raw quality that was very much her own style. It made her quite unite and unlike any other Black singer of her generation." —Angela Lansbury