• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 220

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    Three Young Birds Waiting to be Fed

    Price Realised  

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Three Young Birds Waiting to be Fed
    signed with artist's initials 'RM' (upper right); titled and dated '"3 YOUNG BIRDS WAITING TO BE FED" 1952'
    ink and wash on paper laid down on board
    22½ x 24¾ in. (57.1 x 62.8 cm.)
    Drawn in 1952.


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    Provenance

    Kootz Gallery, New York
    Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles, Manny Silverman Gallery, Abstract Expressionism: Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors, December 1989-January 1990.