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Maker(s):Bearden, Romare
Culture:American (1911 or 1912-1988)
Title:In the Garden
Date Made:1979, published 1980
Materials:color lithograph
Measurements:sheet: 28 3/4 in x 21 1/8 in ; 73.0 cm x 53.7 cm; image: 22 1/16 in x 16 1/16 in ; 56.0 cm x 40.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1980.117.1
Credit Line:Gift of Ernesto Ostheimer through London Arts Group
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

AD))): A dark-skinned woman in a pink checkered dress stands at the center, a straw hat covering her chin-length hair, and green bangles on each wrist. Her right hand is raised into a wave while her left hand is holding up a basket of bright red fruit to her waist. Behind the woman, we see greenery in the background, as well as a grey building with a red chimney in the distance and, closer to the woman, a red structure behind a grey fence. A white bird sits on a patch of greenery facing the woman. In front of her, various plants--including flowers and grasses in various shades of red and green, respectively--line the ground. (Juhyun Lee '23)

gardens; flowers; African American

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