Lot 302
Property from the Estate of C. Arnold Hart

Romare Bearden (American 1911-1988)
Storyville: Red-Green-Blue
Oil based monoprint on Arches paper, circa 1975, unsigned, inscribed A Message from New Orleans in pencil on verso; apparently in good condition. Unframed.
Sheet size approximately: 762 x 1016 mm (30 x 40 in)
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Romare Bearden's series of monoprints depicting Storyville, the bordello district in New Orleans, portrays the spirit of jazz and freedom found in the photographs of E.J. Bellocq taken in the early part of the 20th century.

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