Lot 303: MACBETH POSTER BY ROMARE BEARDEN (AMERICAN, 1911 - 1988).
October 22, 2016
St. Louis, MO, USALive Auction
MACBETH POSTER BY ROMARE BEARDEN (AMERICAN, 1911 - 1988).
Screenprint in color, circa 1977. Signed in plate lower right, 24"h. 14"w. , framed.
Note: Thought to be a scarce proof. The screenprint was created by Bearden for the 1977 production of MacBeth at the New Federal Theatre, New York. See: Newstok & Thompson, Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance p. 77.
Collection of Lindsay Waldorf Patterson (1934-2009), New York, NY.
A light but visible scratch appears at the center of this original screenprint and runs vertically from top to bottom.
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