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Pepper Jelly Lady - Signed

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Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden

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American (1911–1988)

  • Date: ca 1975
  • Lithograph, signed and numbered lower right
  • Edition of 113/150
  • Size: 26 x 21 in. (66.04 x 53.34 cm)

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about Pepper Jelly Lady - Signed

Pepper Jelly Lady conjures up this African-American artist’s past in the rural South.

Bearden’s layering and collage compositional methods convey the way memories can be vitally specific and vague at the same time. The central figure honors a woman who sold pepper jelly from a basket while the sketchy border (which may include a self-portrait in the lower right corner) combines multiple scenes from Bearden’s past. This print, signed and numbered in pencil, is from the Presidential Portfolio, commissioned by Joan Mondale.

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About The Artist: Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden, painter and collage maker, fills his works with the symbols and myths of the American black experience. Romare Howard Bearden was born on September 2, 1911, to (Richard) Howard and Bessye Bearden in Charlotte, North Carolina, and died in New York City on March 12, 1988, at the age of 76. His life and art are marked by exceptional talent, encompassing a broad range of intellectual and scholarly interests, including music,...

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About The Medium: Lithograph

A print created using flat stones or metal plates. The artist creates a lithograph by drawing an image directly onto the printing element using materials like lithograph crayons or special grease pencils. After this, the drawing is transferred from the plate to the paper in multiples. A lithograph will not have dots when examined with a magnifying glass.

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