Artist Romare Bearden, American, 1911 - 1988
  • Prep drawing for Maquette for Quilting Time
Date 1985
Medium ink on plastic taped to foamcore board
Dimensions Overall: 19 5/16 × 28 7/16 inches (49.1 × 72.2 cm)
Mount: 24 7/8 × 33 1/4 inches (63.2 × 84.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Detroit Edison Company
Accession Number 1986.42.2
Department African American Art
Not On View
Signed Signed, in purple pen and ink, lower left: Rom | are | Bearden
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and red ink, through composition: [numeric notations]
Inscribed, in pencil, on foamcore, upper right: COLOR AID
1986-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Romare Bearden: Origins and Progressions. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1986, p. 5 (ill.), cover.

Taragin, D. "From Vienna to the Studio Craft Movement." Apollo 124, no. 298 (Dec. 1986): p. 84 (ill.).