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ROBERT MOTHERWELL | GAULOISES ON GREY #26

Estimate:

70,000 to - 100,000 USD

ROBERT MOTHERWELL | GAULOISES ON GREY #26

ROBERT MOTHERWELL | GAULOISES ON GREY #26

Estimate:

70,000 to - 100,000 USD

ROBERT MOTHERWELL

1915 - 1991

GAULOISES ON GREY #26


signed with artist's initials and dated 72; signed, dated 9 July 1972 and numbered 26 on the reverse

acrylic and paper collage on board

painting: 20 by 15⅞ in. 50.8 by 40.3 cm.

framed: 25⅝ by 21⅝ in. 65.1 by 54.9 cm.

This work is in very good condition overall. The colors are fresh and clean. The collage elements appear secure and intact and any irregularities to these elements are inherent to the artist’s working method. Please note, this work has not been examined under Ultraviolet light inspection. Framed under glass.


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Dedalus Foundation, New York 

Collection of Mark L. Brock, Concord (acquired from the above in 2007)

Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Dore Ashton and Jack D. Flam, Robert Motherwell, New York 1977, no. 231, n.p., illustrated

Jack Flam, Katy Rogers and Tim Clifford, Eds., Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné 1941-1991, Vol. 3, Collages and Paintings on Paper and Paperboard, New Haven 2012, cat. no. C315, p. 164, illustrated

Seattle, Current Editions, Robert Motherwell: Works on Paper, Including the Illuminations for A La Pintura, May - April 1973

New York, Knoedler & Company, Robert Motherwell: Recent Paintings and Collages, April 1974, cat. no. 18