Romare Bearden

American, 1911–1988

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A pioneer of African-American art and celebrated collagist, Romare Bearden seamlessly blended images of African-American life in the urban and rural South with references to popular culture, religion, and Classical art and myth. He depicted jazz …

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Firebirds, 1979
Sold on May 26, 2021
$7,012
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Lithograph in colors on wove paper
38.1 x 55.2 cm
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$7,012
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1979 Lithograph in colors on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered 152/300, published by Transworld Art, Inc., New York, with full margins, framed. 21 3/4 x 15in (55.2 x 38.1cm) sheet 24 1/2 x 19in (62.2 x 48.2cm)
Firebirds, 1979
Lithograph in colors on wove paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$7,012
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38.1 x 55.2 cm
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$7,012
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1979 Lithograph in colors on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered 152/300, published by Transworld Art, Inc., New York, with full margins, framed. 21 3/4 x 15in (55.2 x 38.1cm) sheet 24 1/2 x 19in (62.2 x 48.2cm)
Conjunction, 1979
Sold on May 26, 2021
$3,570
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Lithograph in colors on wove paper
38.1 x 48.0 cm
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$3,570
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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1979 Lithograph in colors on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered 66/300, published by Transworld Art, Inc., New York, with full margins, framed. 18 7/8 x 15in (48 x 38.1cm) sheet 23 5/8 x 18 7/8in (60 x 48cm)
Conjunction, 1979
Lithograph in colors on wove paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$3,570
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38.1 x 48.0 cm
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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$3,570
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1979 Lithograph in colors on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered 66/300, published by Transworld Art, Inc., New York, with full margins, framed. 18 7/8 x 15in (48 x 38.1cm) sheet 23 5/8 x 18 7/8in (60 x 48cm)
Mother and Daughter, 1971
Sold on Mar 12, 2021
$138,600
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acrylic, watercolor and paper collage on board
22.86 x 30.48 cm
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$138,600
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Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Private Collection, Minneapolis signed acrylic, watercolor and paper collage on board  12 by 9 in. 30.5 by 22.9 cm. framed: 22 1/2 by 17 in. 57.2 by 43.2 cm. Executed in 1971
Mother and Daughter, 1971
acrylic, watercolor and paper collage on board
Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
$138,600
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22.86 x 30.48 cm
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Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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$138,600
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Property of a Private Collection, Minneapolis signed acrylic, watercolor and paper collage on board  12 by 9 in. 30.5 by 22.9 cm. framed: 22 1/2 by 17 in. 57.2 by 43.2 cm. Executed in 1971
Untitled, 1961
Sold on Dec 9, 2020
€3,900
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Work on Paper
Watercolor and gouache on paper
51.5 x 66.5 cm
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€3,900
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Dec 9, 2020
Artcurial
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Watercolor and gouache on paper Signed, dated and dedicated lower right "Pour Jacques, Romare, 4/9/61" h: 66.50 w: 51.50 cm
Untitled, 1961
Watercolor and gouache on paper
Dec 9, 2020
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51.5 x 66.5 cm
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Dec 9, 2020
Artcurial
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€3,900
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Watercolor and gouache on paper Signed, dated and dedicated lower right "Pour Jacques, Romare, 4/9/61" h: 66.50 w: 51.50 cm
Pick Up Group, 1975
Sold on Dec 4, 2020
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Monotype printed in colors, on Arches wove paper
104.5 x 74.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
The Collection of Sandra Moss Monotype printed in colors, 1975, signed in pencil at upper right, on Arches wove paper, framed sheet: 748 by 1045 mm 29¾ by 41⅛ in framed: 851 by 1156 mm 33½ by 45½ in
Pick Up Group, 1975
Monotype printed in colors, on Arches wove paper
Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
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104.5 x 74.8 cm
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Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
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Price not available
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The Collection of Sandra Moss Monotype printed in colors, 1975, signed in pencil at upper right, on Arches wove paper, framed sheet: 748 by 1045 mm 29¾ by 41⅛ in framed: 851 by 1156 mm 33½ by 45½ in
Untitled, 1911-1988
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
$15,000
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Work on Paper
printed paper collage on Masonite
56.5 x 7.9 cm
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$15,000
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Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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Romare Bearden (1911-1988) Untitled printed paper collage on Masonite 22 ¼ x 3 1/8 in. (56.5 x 7.9 cm.) Executed _circa _1970s.
Untitled, 1911-1988
printed paper collage on Masonite
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
$15,000
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56.5 x 7.9 cm
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Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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$15,000
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Romare Bearden (1911-1988) Untitled printed paper collage on Masonite 22 ¼ x 3 1/8 in. (56.5 x 7.9 cm.) Executed _circa _1970s.
VAMP TIME - CHICAGO (OF THE BLUES), 1974
Sold on Oct 2, 2020
$138,600
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acrylic and paper collage on board
61.0 x 45.7 cm
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$138,600
Auction Sale
Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
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Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank signed acrylic and paper collage on board 18 by 24 in. 45.7 by 61 cm. framed: 21⅛ by 27⅛ in. 53.7 by 68.9 cm. Executed in 1974.
VAMP TIME - CHICAGO (OF THE BLUES), 1974
acrylic and paper collage on board
Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
$138,600
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61.0 x 45.7 cm
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Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
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$138,600
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Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank signed acrylic and paper collage on board 18 by 24 in. 45.7 by 61 cm. framed: 21⅛ by 27⅛ in. 53.7 by 68.9 cm. Executed in 1974.
THE FORTUNE TELLER, 1968
Sold on Oct 2, 2020
$770,200
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paper collage and acrylic on board
101.6 x 76.2 cm
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$770,200
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Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
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Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank signed paper collage and acrylic on board 30 by 40 in. 76.2 by 101.6 cm. framed: 31¾ by 41¾ in. 80.6 by 106 cm. Executed in 1968.
THE FORTUNE TELLER, 1968
paper collage and acrylic on board
Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
$770,200
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101.6 x 76.2 cm
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Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
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$770,200
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Ground Breaking: Works from the Collection of Joseph & Blanche Blank signed paper collage and acrylic on board 30 by 40 in. 76.2 by 101.6 cm. framed: 31¾ by 41¾ in. 80.6 by 106 cm. Executed in 1968.
Carolina Memory (Tidings) (GG. 18), 1970
Sold on Sep 29, 2020
$1,785
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Screenprint in colors, on Arches paper
60.6 x 40.6 cm
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$1,785
Auction Sale
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
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Carolina Memory (Tidings) (GG. 18), 1970-72 Screenprint in colors, on Arches paper, signed in pencil and annotated 'Artist Proof' (aside from the edition of 125), published by Ives-Sillman, Inc., New Haven, with full margins, framed. 16 x 23 7/8in (40.6 x 60.6cm) sheet 22 x 29 1/4in (55.9 x 74.3cm)
Carolina Memory (Tidings) (GG. 18), 1970
Screenprint in colors, on Arches paper
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
$1,785
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60.6 x 40.6 cm
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Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
$1,785
Description
Carolina Memory (Tidings) (GG. 18), 1970-72 Screenprint in colors, on Arches paper, signed in pencil and annotated 'Artist Proof' (aside from the edition of 125), published by Ives-Sillman, Inc., New Haven, with full margins, framed. 16 x 23 7/8in (40.6 x 60.6cm) sheet 22 x 29 1/4in (55.9 x 74.3cm)
Girl in the Garden (G. & R. 62), 1979
Sold on Aug 6, 2020
$3,825
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Lithograph in colors on wove paper
41.0 x 55.9 cm
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$3,825
Auction Sale
Aug 6, 2020
Bonhams
Description
1979 Lithograph in colors on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered IV/L (a proof, aside from the edition of 150 plus 12 artist's proofs), with full margins. 22 x 16 1/8in (55.9 x 41cm) sheet 28 3/4 x 21 1/4in (75.5 x 54cm)
Girl in the Garden (G. & R. 62), 1979
Lithograph in colors on wove paper
Aug 6, 2020
Bonhams
$3,825
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41.0 x 55.9 cm
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Aug 6, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
$3,825
Description
1979 Lithograph in colors on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered IV/L (a proof, aside from the edition of 150 plus 12 artist's proofs), with full margins. 22 x 16 1/8in (55.9 x 41cm) sheet 28 3/4 x 21 1/4in (75.5 x 54cm)