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ROBERT MOTHERWELL | SPANISH ELEGY

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson

ROBERT MOTHERWELL | SPANISH ELEGY

ROBERT MOTHERWELL | SPANISH ELEGY

Estimate:

600,000

to
- 800,000 USD

Lot sold:

680,000

USD

ROBERT MOTHERWELL

1915 - 1991

SPANISH ELEGY 


signed on the backing board

oil and graphite on canvas board

9 by 12 in. 22.9 by 30.5 cm.

Executed in 1959. 

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Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

Gimpel Fils, London (acquired in 1961) 

Private Collection, UK (acquired in 1966) 

Private Collection, London (acquired in 1975) 

Private Collection, California (acquired in 1975)

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired in 1975)

Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1976 

Jack Flam, Katy Rogers, and Tim Clifford Eds., Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1941-1991, Volume Two: Paintings on Canvas and Panel, New Haven and London 2012, pp. 126-127, no. P200, illustrated in color

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000 - January 2001, p. 318, pl. 182, illustrated in color, and p. 377, no. 196 (text)

San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Between Life and Death: Robert Motherwell’s Elegies in Bay Area Collections, September 2015 - March 2016