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Robert Motherwell

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 79

American Visionary: The Collection of Mrs. John L. Marion

Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 79

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 79

American Visionary: The Collection of Mrs. John L. Marion

Robert Motherwell

1915 - 1991

Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 79

signed with the artist's initials; signed, dated 1962 and variously inscribed on the reverse; signed on the stretcher

oil on canvas

48 by 66 in. 121.9 by 167.6 cm.



1915 - 1991年

《西班牙共和國輓歌 No. 79》



48 x 66 英寸;121.9 x 167.6 公分

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Joann and Gifford Phillips (acquired directly from the artist c. 1963)

Robert Motherwell (by exchange with the above)

M. Knoedler and Co., New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1989





James Burr, "The Immediacy of America," Apollo107, No. 191, January 1978, p. 64, illustrated

Terence Maloon, "Robert Motherwell,” Artscribe, No. 11, April 1978, p. 19, illustrated

Constance W. Glenn, "Architectural Digest Visits: Mr. and Mrs. Motherwell," Architectural Digest 41, No. 1, January 1984, p. 89, illustrated in color (installed in the artist’s home)

Jack Flam, Motherwell, Oxford 1991, n.p., pl. 68, illustrated in color 

John Taylor, "Modernist Disciplines: An Art Collection Sets the Tone for an I. M. Pei House in Texas," Architectural Digest 48, No. 4, April 1991, p. 140, illustrated in color (installed in Anne Marion's home)

Jean-Luc Chalumeau, Motherwell, 1915-1991, Paris 1998, p. 29, pl. 26, illustrated in color

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, pp. 149-150, no. P231, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., New York, Dominique Lévy, Robert Motherwell: Elegy to the Spanish Republic, 2015, p. 34, illustrated (installed in the artist's studio)









Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Robert Motherwell: Choix de peintures et collages, 1941-1977, June - September 1977 (as Elegy No. 79)

London, Royal Academy of Arts, Robert Motherwell: Paintings and Collages from 1941 to the Present, January - March 1978, n.p. (text)

New York, Knoedler and Co., Robert Motherwell & Black, February - March 1981, no. 27 (as Elegy to the Spanish Republic B)

New York, Knoedler and Co., Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, December 1983 - January 1984, no. 3

巴黎市現代藝術博物館,「羅伯特・馬瑟韋爾:1941-1977年繪畫及拼貼作品精選」,1977年6月至9月(題為《輓歌 No. 79》)


紐約,諾德勒畫廊,「羅伯特・馬瑟韋爾與黑色」,1981年2月至3月,品號27(題為《西班牙共和國輓歌 B》)