GUILLOTINE NO. 2
signed with the artist's initials and dated 79; signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 80 on the reverse
acrylic and charcoal on canvas
77 3/4 by 38 in. 197.5 by 96.5 cm.
Executed in 1979-1980.
Dedalus Foundation, New York
Achim Moeller Fine Arts, New York (acquired from the above in 2001)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2002
Jack Flam, Katy Rogers and Tim Clifford, Eds., Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1994-1991, Volume Two: Paintings on Canvas and Panel, New Haven 2012, cat. no. P996, p. 484, illustrated in color