20th/21st Century Art

April 2328, 2022
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LOT 59

Lot 59

Romare Bearden (1911-1988)

Romare Bearden (1911-1988)
Lot 59 Details
Romare Bearden (1911-1988), American


Collage, oil and graphite on fiberboard.
8 ins x 10 ins; 20.3 cms x 25.4 cms

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $21,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Romare Bearden (1911-1988)
  • Romare Bearden (1911-1988)
  • Romare Bearden (1911-1988)

Collection of Jerry Greben and gallery Graphis Gallery, Toronto;
The Estate of Jerry Greben, Toronto


Jerry Greben had a gallery on Scollard Street in Toronto in the 1970s called "Graphis Gallery." The gallery corresponded with Bearden and exhibited his works.

The DC Moore Gallery in New York represents the Bearden estate today.


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LOT 59

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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