Palm Sunday Procession

Romare Howard Bearden, American, 1911 - 1988

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1967-1968

Collage of paper and synthetic polymer paint on composition board

Overall: 56 × 44 in. (142.2 × 111.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein

Art © Romare Bearden Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

P.986.77.4

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in green ink, lower left: Romare Bearden

Course History

WRIT 5, The View from the Balcony: Learning How You Learn, Prudence Merton, Winter 2013

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Fall 2013

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2014

SART 25, Painting I, Enrico Riley, Fall 2014

SART 76, Senior Seminar I, Brenda Garand, Winter 2015

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Brenda Garand, Winter 2015

SART 31, Painting II, Enrico Riley, Winter 2015

SART 31, Painting II, Thomas Ferrara, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

A Space For Dialogue 10, The Power of (Re)Construction: Changing Perceptions of Black-American Identity, Mercedes Duff, Class of 2003, Class of 1954 Hood Museum of Art Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-February 16, 2003.

A Space for Dialogue 97, Black Bodies on the Cross, Victoria McCraven, Class of 2019, Homma Family Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 9, 2019-January 4, 2020.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

Romare Bearden: Collages, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-April 12, 1998.

Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, March 23-June 9, 1971; National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.

Second Stage of Modernism: Art from 1945 to the Present, William B. Jaffe, Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall, Churchill P. Lathrop, Friends, and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 6-August 16, 1987.

The Art of Romare Bearden, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, September 14, 2003-January 4, 2004; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, February 7-May 16, 2004; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, June 20-September 12, 2004; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, October 14, 2004-January 9, 2005; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, January 29-April 24, 2005.

The Art of Spectatorship: A History of Viewing from the Renaissance to the Present Day, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-April 6, 2008.

Publication History

The Art of Romare Bearden, New York: Harry W. Abrams, 1974, p. 132, pl. 50.

Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual, Exhibition Catalogue, 1971, p. 14.

Ruth Fine, The Art of Romare Bearden, Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2003, 334 pp., checklist no. 57, ill. p. 56.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 39, ill. p. 227.

Mercedes Duff, A Space For Dialogue 10, The Power of (Re)Construction: Changing Perceptions of Black-American Identity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003, ill. cover.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.138, no.109.

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Represent: 200 Years of African American Art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2014, 210 pp., ill. p. 150.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 176, ill. plate no. 107.

Victoria McCraven, A Space for Dialogue 97, Black Bodies on the Cross, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2020.

Provenance

Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc., New York, New York; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey; given to present collection, 1986.

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