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Romare Bearden (American 1911 - 1988) Watercolor Portrait of author James Baldwin, 1979

Watercolor on paper

Signed lower right

The portrait of the author contained in the frontispiece of the James Baldwin novel Just Above My Head, New York, Dial Press, 1979. Signed with initials R.B. With James Baldwin's signature in ball point pen, cut and pasted by Bearden into the front free endpaper

5.5 in. h. x 3.5 in. w.

Private collection, acquired directly from the artist

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Romare Bearden (American 1911 - 1988) James Baldwin

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000Oct 7, 2017