Lot 410
Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988), Odysseus Suite (Complete Suite of 6)
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Six serigraphs in color, 1979, each signed in pencil lower right, each numbered out of LXXV in pencil lower left, from an edition of 75 in Roman numerals, aside from an edition of 125 in Arabic numerals, published by HMK Fine Arts, New York, each matted and framed.

To include "Odysseus Leaves NausicaƤ," "The Fall of Troy," "Circe Turns a Companion of Odysseus into a Swine," "Home to Ithaca," "Cattle of the Sun God," and "Sirens' Song."

Image Size 18 x 23 3/4 in.; DOA 29 1/4 x 33 1/4 in. (sizes vary slightly)

Private Collection, Durham, NC

This lot is accompanied by a copy of a letter written from Bearden to the consignor upon the purchase of this suite in 1982. In the letter, Bearden confirms authenticity and provides a description of the serigraphs.

Each print with bright, saturated colors.

One print examined out of frame, and sheet loose with no evidence of hinging/tape remnants; three small spots to recto margins (possibly from printing) and some spots to verso; some toning visible to each print and soft cockling to one.

$8,000 - 12,000