Currently on View in K203
The Passion of Christ Series established Bearden as an abstract artist.
This painting creates a celebratory mood of rebirth and redemption.
Bearden grew up in Harlem and was influenced by the Harlem Renaissance.
From the artist to Duke Ellington [1899-1974] in 1945; by descent in the Ellington family to Stephen James, Duke Ellington's son in 1974; consigned by James to (Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York) in 2006 (1)
(1) Provenance information supplied by (Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York).