Lot 303
Property from the Estate of C. Arnold Hart

Romare Bearden (American 1911-1988)
Storyville: Trumpets
Oil based monoprint on Arches paper, circa 1975, unsigned; 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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