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Mother and Child, 1971

  • Romare Bearden, American, 1911 - 1988

Lithograph printed in color on wove paper

  • Overall (image and sheet): 24 × 18 inches (61 × 45.7 cm)

Gift of David R. Godine


Signed in pencil, lower left edge: romare | bearden

Shorewood-Bank Street Atelier drystamp, lower right; stamp in blue, upper right, verso: COPYRIGHT © 1971 BY ROMARE BEARDEN

Inscribed in pencil below signature, lower left edge: 75/150

1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Romare Bearden, Mother and Child, 1971, lithograph printed in color on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of David R. Godine, F1989.48.2.