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Robert Motherwell

The Star of David

Auction Closed

March 1, 09:28 PM GMT


100,000 - 150,000 USD

Lot Details


Robert Motherwell

1915 - 1991

The Star of David

signed and dated 76 (upper right); titled and dated 1976 (on the reverse)

acrylic, canvas and paper collage on canvas mounted on board

48 by 24 in.

122 by 61 cm.

Executed in 1976.

Bernard and Marian Barnett, New York (acquired in 1977)

Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1999, lot 364 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, New York

Mark Bidner, Kentucky

Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 2013, lot 121 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Jack Flam, Katy Rogers, and Tim Clifford, Robert Motherwell, A Catalogue Raisonné 1941 – 1991, Volume 3: Collages and Paintings on Paper and Paperboard, New Haven 2012, no. C564, p. 267, illustrated in color

Maura Pozzati, “Motherwell, l’espressionismo astratto di un compagno di strada di Rothko," Corriere Della Sera, 5 February 2017, p. 8

Sydney, Annandale Galleries, Robert Motherwell, August - October 2014, p. 11, illustrated in color

Bologna, Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, Robert Motherwell, January - April 2017

London, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Robert Motherwell: Collages and Works on Paper, June 2023

Sydney, Annandale Galleries, Robert Motherwell: Collages Watercolours Graphics, August - October 2023