Lot 40: ROMARE BEARDEN, (AMERICAN, 1911-1988), "SIREN''S SONG" FROM "THE ODYSSEUS SUITE"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
from "the odysseus suite"
1979, pencil signed and numbered 123/125, with wide margins, HMK Fine Arts, New York, publisher and with their blindstamp. Color screenprint on Lana.
image: 17 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (45.4 x 60.6cm)
sheet: 21 11/16 x 29 1/8 in. (55 x 73.9cm)
[Gelburd & Rosenberg, 48]
With occasional soft handling creases and faint surface soiling. With an approx. 1/2 horizontal crack (with attendant ink loss) in the darker green ink of the bush at bottom right. With very faint rubbing (no attendant ink loss) in the top green bush at right edge of the inked area, as well as in the upper left corner of the sky. With approx. 5 fox marks in a horizontal line at the center of the top horizontal margin. The print has been framed such that it is sitting within four paper corners secured to the overmat with tape. The tape of the bottom right corner support is affixed to the actual sheet along the bottom right horizontal edge in a 7 inch area.
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