Lot 312
  • 312

Wolfgang Paalen

7,000 - 9,000 USD
13,750 USD
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  • Wolfgang Paalen
  • Untitled
  • Signed with the artist's monogram and inscribed à Maria Motherwell son ami (lower right)
  • Gouache and brush and ink on amate paper
  • 23 1/4 by 11 in.
  • 59 by 27.9 cm


Maria Motherwell, Mexico (acquired directly from the artist)
Acquired from the above

Catalogue Note

Wolfgang Paalen and his wife Luchita stayed at the Motherwells' house in East Hampton for two weeks in 1946, when the artist had a show at Galerie Nierendorf in New York City. The present work, dedicated to Maria Motherwell, was a gift for her hospitality.