The Art of Romare Bearden

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[image] Woman and Child Reading (recto), c. 1984

Romare Bearden, Woman and Child Reading (recto), c. 1984
unique lithograph on paper
Collection of Professor and Mrs. David C. Driskell
© Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.

This is a unique lithographic proof for a 1984 print entitled The Lamp and shows one way in which Bearden's layered collage approach took form. Individual hues are printed one on top of the other, often creating a third color where overlaps take place.

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