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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    In Black, with Yellow Ochre

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    In Black, with Yellow Ochre
    signed and dated 'R Motherwell 60' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated '1961 "IN BLACK, WITH YELLOW OCHRE" Robert Motherwell' (on a wooden slat affixed to the stretcher)
    oil on paper laid down on canvas
    28½ x 22½ in. (72.4 x 57.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1960.


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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

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Philippe Dotremont
    Anon. sale; Parke-Bernet, 14 April 1965, lot 31
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work was painted in 1960.
    Please note the work is signed and dated 'R Motherwell 60' (lower right).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Charlotte and John Parkinson III


    Literature

    Arnason, H.H., "Robert Motherwell: The Years 1948 to 1965," Art International 10, no. 4, April 20, 1966, p. 37.
    Arnason, H.H., Robert Motherwell, New York, 1982, pl. 147 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Robert Motherwell, September-November 1965, p. 30 (illustrated).