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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 206

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    Catalan Elegy

    Price Realised  

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Catalan Elegy
    signed with initials 'RM' (upper left); signed again and dated 'R Motherwell 1987' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    23 5/8 x 36 in. (60 x 91.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1987.


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

    Provenance

    Ameringer Howard Fine Art, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2000


    Literature

    M. Pleynet, Robert Motherwell, France, 1989, p. 180 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Basel, Galeria Joan Prats, Basel Art Fair, Robert Motherwell, June 1991 (illustrated).