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Romare Bearden, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

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Department
Graphic Arts
Date
1944, printed 1983
Object number
1983.63.163
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
Artist
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964
Printer
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017
Sitter
Romare Bearden
Topic
African American
Occupation\art\artist
Portrait male
Medium
photogravure
Dimensions
image: 8 5/8 × 5 7/8 in. (21.9 × 14.9 cm)
Data Source
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Type
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fc908d2f-dd9a-41ca-a3bc-6bf468bfeaf3
Record ID
saam_1983.63.163

Romare Bearden, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

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