Lot 9
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ROMARE BEARDEN | The Unforgotten

60,000 - 80,000 USD
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  • Romare Bearden
  • The Unforgotten
  • signed
  • paper and printed paper collage with synthetic polymer paint on board
  • 26 by 22 3/4 in. 66 by 57.8 cm.
  • Executed in 1970.


Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, Florida
Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1999, Lot 327
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner


New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Washington, D.C., The National Collection of Fine Arts; Berkeley, University Art Museum; Pasadena Art Museum; Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual, March 1971 - April 192, cat. no. 55
Syracuse, Everson Museum of Art, Mysteries: Women in the Art of Romare Bearden, September - October 1975
The Queens Museum, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century Art: The Mandel Collection, April - May 1983

Catalogue Note

"I am trying to explore, in terms of the particulars of the life I know best, those things common to all cultures." Romare Bearden