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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 248

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    The Red and Black No. 34

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    The Red and Black No. 34
    signed and dated 'Motherwell 87' (lower right)
    printed paper collage on aquatint
    32 x 25 in. (81.3 x 63.5 cm.)
    Executed 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.

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    Provenance

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


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct medium is:
    printed paper collage on aquatint


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Robert Motherwell: The Summer 1987 Collage Series: 'The Red and Black, and Other Unexhibited Works, exh. cat., April 1988 (illustrated on the cover of the exhibition announcement).