An original piece of repousse art from 1973 by Greg Ridley. This piece is titled "Crying Ghetto" .
The metals used make the repousse are copper on the subjects and brass on the background. This piece measures 17 3/4" tall by 12 1/2" long with a depth of 1 1/4".
This work is backed and ready for hanging. You can see the original price of the piece on the back in 1973 for $50. It also reads as follows "Crying Ghetto by Greg Ridley '73 - A Ridley Original - Master of Copper & Brass Repousse - 185 Hall Street, Apt Studio 1413,
Brooklyn, NY 11205 - 622-3392 - Represented: Order: American Negro Art by Cedric Dover 1961- 595 NY Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn"
Condition is Very Good with one minor flaw on the bottom right corner. See last photo. Otherwise displays beautifully.
Black American Art, Crying Ghetto by Gregory Ridley, Copper Brass Repousse Black Americana