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Robert Motherwell

Open with Elegy

Executed in 1968.

acrylic and graphite on paper

Price upon request

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Description

Robert Motherwell (American, 1915-1991)

Dimensions
Height: 5.24 inches / 13.3 cm
Width: 7.76 inches / 19.7 cm
Frame Height: 13.5 inches / 34.3 cm
Frame Width: 15.39 inches / 39.1 cm
Signature

signed with the artist's initials; signed and dated 1966 on the reverse

Provenance

Private Collection

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Private Collection, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibition

New York, Knoedler & Company, Robert Motherwell: The Open Series, February - March 1993, no. 10

Geneva, Gagosian Gallery, A Line (A)round an Idea, May - July 2019

Literature

Jack Flam, Katy Rogers, and Time Clifford, eds., Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 3, Collages and Paintings on Paper and Paperboard, New Haven, 2012, cat. no. W278, p. 520, illustrated

Mary Ann Caws, Robert Motherwell: What Art Holds, New York, 1996, p. 169, mentioned

Art Period
Post-War
Movement/Style
Abstract Expressionism