Romare Bearden

Marriage of the Viper (From the Rituals of the Obeah Series), 1984
Watercolor on paper

30 1⁄2 × 20 5⁄8 inches

Signed lower center: Rom / are / Bear / den Inscribed on verso at lower right: C. “Mariay Vipe-d” Marriage of the Viper / Le Mariage de la Vipiere

PROVENANCE
The artist;
[Cordier & Ekstrom, New York, 1984]; to
Private collection, New York; to
Current owner, by descent

EXHIBITED
1984
Cordier & Ekstrom, New York, Romare Bearden – Rituals of the Obeah, no. 285

RECORDED
Cordier & Ekstrom, Romare Bearden – Rituals of the Obeah (1984)
Michael Brenson, “Romare Bearden, ‘Rituals of the Obeah’,” The New York Times, November 30, 1984
Sally Price and Richard Price, Romare Bearden: The Caribbean Dimension, (2006), p. 142, illus., no. 117