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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 151

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    Gauloises on Grey No. 28

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Gauloises on Grey No. 28
    signed with initials and dated 'RM 72' (lower left); signed again, numbered and dated again 'Robert Motherwell #28 9 July 1972' (on the reverse)
    acrylic and paper on canvasboard
    20 x 15¾ in. (50.8 x 40 cm.)
    Executed in 1972.


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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

    Deadalus Foundation, New York Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    "Twelve American Painters," Virginia Museum Bulletin 35, September 1974, no. 1, pp. 3 (illustrated on the cover).


    Exhibited

    Seattle, Current Editions, Robert Motherwell: Works on Paper (Including the Illuminations for A La Pintura), March-April 1973.
    Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Twelve American Painters, September-October 1974, p. 54 (illustrated).