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Robert Motherwell

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A Way of Life: The Collection of Barbara & Ernest Kafka

Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell

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A Way of Life: The Collection of Barbara & Ernest Kafka

Robert Motherwell

1915 - 1991

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signed with the initials RM (upper right); dedicated For Ernie on his 35th birthday RM (on the verso)

acrylic and paper collage on paperboard

11⅞ by 9 in.

30.2 by 22.9 cm.

Executed in 1967.

This work is in very good condition overall. There is a slight undulation to the sheet, inherent to the artist's working method and chosen medium. The upper edge is irregularly cut. All collaged elements are secure and intact and are surrounded by stray glue residue. The sheet is hinged to the mat intermittently along the upper edge. Framed under Plexiglas. 


Framed dimensions: 18 ½ by 15 ⅝ in.  (47 by 39.7 cm.)




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Acquired as a gift from the artist in December 1967 by the present owner 
Jack Flam, Katy Rogers and Tim Clifford, eds., Robert Motherwell, A Catalogue Raisonné, 1941-1991, Volume 3: Collages and Paintings on Paper and Paperboard, New Haven, 2012, no. C221, p. 131, illustrated in color