Jun 10, 2014 - Sale 2353

Sale 2353 - Lot 118

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988)
The Lamp.

Color lithograph, with foil stamping, on wove paper, 1984. 597x445 mm; 23 1/2x17 1/2 inches, full margins. Signed, titled and numbered 46/100 in pencil, lower margin.

The Lamp commemorates the 30th anniversary of the landmark court decision Brown v. Board of Education, 1954, which declared segregated schools in the United States to be unconstitutional; the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund used the image on their poster marking the occasion. Gelburd/Rosenberg GG#112.