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In his large-scale paper collage Family, which includes photographic imagery as well as hand-drawn passages and areas of solid color, Bearden imagines a family group that transcends both race and gender boundaries. Two women stand next to a table with a vessel and basin. One of the women, her...

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Provenance

Cordier & Eckstrom, Inc. , New York, NY; purchased by MFA, March 10, 1971.

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund

Copyright

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

1967–68

Dimensions

Sheet: 142.2 x 111.8 cm (56 x 44 in.) Framed: 148 x 117.2 x 7.6 cm (58 1/4 x 46 1/8 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

1971.64

Medium or Technique

Collage on canvas

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