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  • Final Dimensions (width x height): 28" x 26.5"
This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this high-quality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability. Art prints are created on paper similar to that of a postcard or greeting card using a digital or offset lithography press.
African-American collage artist Romare Bearden emphasized the importance of ritual in “Return of the Prodigal Son.” The artwork, which is part of a series, combines modern and traditional versions of the classic Biblical story. Bearden’s work was deeply influenced by jazz and the blues, and reflects the improvised style of both types of music. Drawing upon the blues, this piece imparts the music’s ideals of hope and dignity. Bearden (1911 – 1988) strongly believed in the blues message that hardships would transform into happiness, and that life would ultimately prevail. Read More
Item #319588
Return of the Prodigal Son
Romare Bearden
Print Size
28" x 26.5"
Final Dimensions28" x 26.5"