DescriptionROMARE HOWARD BEARDEN (American, 1914-1988)
Merry X-Mas, 1974
Watercolor, ink, and collage on paper
21-3/4 x 17 inches (55.2 x 43.2 cm)
Signed, titled, and dated lower right: Romare Bearden / MERRY X-MAS 1974
Inscribed verso: But a miniature sleigh and / eight tiny reindeer, / With a little old driver / so lively and quick, / I knew in a moment / it must be Saint Nick.
This lot includes 500 printed Christmas cards with the above printed on the front.
Paper hinged in upper left and right corners, three pin-holes in lower left corner, minor time staining, otherwise good condition, framed underneath UV plexi-glass.
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