1 - 2 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 812
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988)
Untitled (leaf study); and a companion drawing
the first signed 'Bearden' (upper right) and signed with initials and dated 'RB 60' (lower right)
each felt-tip pen and ink on paper
the first 6 x 12 in. (15.2 x 30.5 cm.), unframed
Each drawn in 1960. (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired from the artist.
Estate of Paul von Ringelheim, New York.
Private collection, New York.
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