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Romare Bearden (1911-1988)
PROPERTY FROM THE RALPH AND FANNY ELLISON CHARITABLE TRUST
Romare Bearden (1911-1988)

Gray Interior

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Romare Bearden (1911-1988)
Gray Interior
signed 'Romare Bearden' (lower left)
photostat, printed paper and paper collage and graphite on board mounted on panel
20¾ x 26¾ in. (52.7 x 67.9 cm.)
Executed in 1969.
Provenance
Cordier & Ekstrom, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1970
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Please note the provenance for this lot:
Cordier & Ekstrom, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1970

Lot Essay

"By striving to depict the times, by reducing scene, character and atmosphere to a style [Bearden] caught both the universality of Harlemlife and the 'harlemness' of the national human predicament" (Ralph Ellison)

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