- Robert Motherwell
- The Easel I
- signed with the artist's initials; signed and titled on paper fragment now affixed to the reverse of the backing board
- paper collage and casein on particleboard
- 30 by 19 7/8 in. 76.2 by 50.5 cm.
- Executed in 1954.
New York, Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, Robert Motherwell, April 1953
São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, II Bienal de Arte, December 1953 – February 1954
Urbana, IL, College of Fine and Applied Arts, 163rd Annual Exhibition: American Oil Painting and Sculpture, February – April 1955, illustrated
Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, The Collages of Robert Motherwell: A Retrospective, November 1972 - January 1973, cat. no 12, p. 60, illustrated, pl. 6, p. 27, illustrated in color
Düsseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle; Kulturhuset Stockholm; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Robert Motherwell, 1976, cat. no. 17, p. 102, illustrated
Paris, Museé de l'art Modern de la Ville de Paris, Robert Motherwell: Choix de Peintures et Collages 1941-1977, June – September 1977, illustrated
H.H. Arnason, "Robert Motherwell: The Years 1948 to 1965," Art International 10, no. 4, April 20, 1966, pp. 27, 32
Heta Wescher, Collage, New York, 1968, pl. 298, pp. 301-302, illustrated
H.H. Arnason, Robert Motherwell, New York, 1977, pl. 17, illustrated
Franzke, Andreas, "Städtische Kunsthalle Ausstellung: Robert Motherwell," Pantheon-Internationale Jahreszeitschrift fur Kunst 35, 1977, pp. 64–66, illustrated
H.H. Arnason, Robert Motherwell, New York, 1982, no. 31, p. 39, illustrated
William C. Seitz, Abstract Expressionist Painting in America, Cambridge, 1983, pl. 187, illustrated
Marcelin Pleynet, Robert Motherwell, Paris, 1989, p. 87, illustrated in color
Corinna Thierolf, Amerikanische Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts in der Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, 2002, p. 266, illustrated
Mary Ann Caws, Robert Motherwell: With Pen and Brush, London, 2003, pl. 55, illustrated
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