Lot 153
  • 153

Robert Motherwell

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
Sold
150,000 USD
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Description

  • Robert Motherwell
  • In Beige with Charcoal #8
  • signed with the artist's initials and dated 5 Feb 73; titled and dated 5. Feb. 1973 on the backing board
  • acrylic and charcoal on Upson board
  • 36 by 47 3/4 in. 91.4 by 121.3 cm.

Provenance

Collection of the artist
Thence by descent to Renate Ponsold Motherwell

Exhibited

Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Stockholm, Galleriet Kulturhuset; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Robert Motherwell, September 1976 - April 1977, cat. no. 44, pp. 54 and 110, illustrated
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Robert Motherwell: Choix de Peintures et Collages, 1941-1977, June - September 1977
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, Robert Motherwell: Paintings and Collages 1941-1977, October - November 1977
Storrs, University of Connecticut, William Benton Museum of Art, Robert Motherwell & Black, March - June 1979, no. 57 (brochure), cat. no. 60 (catalogue), p. 29, illustrated in color

Literature

Jack Flam, Katy Rogers and Tim Clifford, Eds., Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1941-1991, Vol. 2: Paintings on Canvas and Panel, New Haven 2012, cat. no. P721, p. 362, illustrated in color
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