Lot 142
  • 142

Romare Bearden

120,000 - 180,000 USD
206,500 USD
bidding is closed


  • Romare Bearden
  • Prologue to Troy No. 2
  • signed

  • acrylic and graphite on paper collage on board

  • 55 1/2 x 45 1/2 inches


Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc., New York
Dennis Florio, New York
Private Collection
Sotheby's, New York, May 3, 1989, lot 160
ACA Galleries, New York 
Acquired by the previous owner from the above


New York, Studio Museum in Harlem; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Los Angeles, Wight Gallery; Atlanta, High Museum of Art; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; Washington, D.C., The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden, 1940-1987, 1991, cat. no. 88

Catalogue Note

"I say any artist has this desire for a vision of the world and you have something... There's some painting someplace that's not in a museum and it's your idea as a painter to put that one thing that is missing there." - Romare Bearden