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The Train


Romare H. Bearden (American, 1911 - 1988)

“I use the train as a symbol of the other civilization—the white civilization, and its encroachment on the lives of the blacks. The train was always something that could take you away….”
—Romare Bearden

paper (fiber product)

Measurements:    height: 15.25 inches    width: 19.5 inches    frame height: 23.75 inches    frame width: 27.625 inches    frame depth: 1.625 inches

Gift of Bank of America 2002.68.2 Art © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Currently on view at Mint Museum UPTOWN