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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 214

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    Posada

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Posada
    signed with initials and dated 'RM 79' (lower right)
    acrylic on canvas
    36 x 72 in. (91.4 x 182.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1979.


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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

    M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York
    Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1991


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note, Christie's has a financial interest in lot 214.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN ESTATE


    Literature

    G. Drudi, Notes Romaines, Paris, 1988, p. 83 (illustrated).
    K. Manthorne, "Robert Motherwell in Mexico," Latin American Art 2, Fall 1990, no. 4, p. 60 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Robert Motherwell: Recent Works, October-November 1979.