Dangerous Nymph of Former Times (Dangereus Nymphe d'Autrefois)

Romare Howard Bearden, American, 1911 - 1988

Share

1973

Acrylic

Sight: 20 11/16 in. (52.5 cm)

Sight: 27 9/16 in. (70 cm)

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

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

P.986.77.5

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in black ink, c. r.: rom/ are/ bear/ den. Inscribed on gummed label on reverse backing: "Dangerous Nymph of Former Times-"/ "Dangereuse Nymphe d‘Autrefois/ 21/28 - Acrylic - some collage. Cordier & Ekstrom label on reverse

Course History

SART 31/SART 72, Painting II/III, Jennifer Caine, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

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

Romare Bearden 1970 to 1980, Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1980.

Publication History

Romare Bearden 1970 to 1980, Exhibition Catalogue, Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1980, p. 101, no. 86.

Provenance

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

Old Number

P.BIN8A

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us