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Robert Motherwell 羅伯特・馬瑟韋爾 | Red, Cut By Black 被黑色分割的紅

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October 9, 01:32 PM GMT


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Robert Motherwell

1915 - 1991

Red, Cut By Black

oil and acrylic on canvas

signed, titled, and dated 1966-67 on the reverse

208.3 by 289.5 cm.  82 by 114 in. 








藝術家簽名,《Red, Cut by Black》,1966-67(作品背面)

208.3 x 289.5 公分,82 x 114 英寸

Please note this is an update to the provenance and the work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne of paintings and collages by Robert Motherwell now being prepared by the dedalus foundation inc.

Knoedler Gallery (acquired directly from the artist)

Howard Rachofsky Collection, Dallas (acquired in 1985)

Private Collection, Taiwan (acquired in 2000)

Pascal de Sarthe Fine Art, 2004

Daniel Liberman, Saint Louis, 2004

Private Collection, Florida

Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 2006, Lot 58 (consigned by the above)

Maurice Marciano, Los Angeles

Sotheby’s, New York, 12 November 2014, Lot 162 

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner 


Knoedler 畫廊(直接從藝術家購入)

達拉斯,Howard Rachofsky 收藏(1985年購入)


Pascal de Sarthe Fine Art 畫廊,2004年



洛杉磯,Maurice Marciano



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 and London, 2012, p. 210, no. P372, illustrated in colour



New York, Knoedler & Co., Inc., New Acquisitions, May 1985 

New York, Knoedler & Co., Inc., Group Show, June - August 1985

This painting is related to a mural in the New York Government Center in Albany, New York, from a project in the 1960s involving Nelson Rockefeller.

This painting is also related to the New England Elegy, 1966, acrylic on sized canvas 156 x 180 inches, John F. Kennedy Building, Boston, Massachusetts

This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings and Collages by Robert Motherwell now being prepared by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc.,