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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 119

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    Brasiliera

    Price Realised  

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Brasiliera
    signed and dated 'R Motherwell Aug 75' (upper right); signed again, titled and dated again '"BRASILIERA" 15 August 1975 R. Motherwell' (on the backing board)
    acrylic and printed paper collage on canvas
    48 x 36 in. (121.9 x 91.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1975.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue raisonné of paintings and collages being prepared by the Dedalus Foundation.

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    Provenance

    Ace Gallery, Venice
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EAST COAST COLLECTOR