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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 119

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    The Scarlet Ring

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    The Scarlet Ring
    signed with initials and dated 'RM 63' (upper right); signed again, titled and dated again '"The Scarlet Ring" Robert Motherwell 1963' (on the backing board)
    oil, charcoal and paper collage on board
    40 x 27 in. (101.6 x 68.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1963.


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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

    Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York
    Private collection, Virginia
    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 12 November 1991, lot 7
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Washington D.C., The Phillips Collection, Collages by Robert Motherwell: A Loan Exhibition, January-February 1965, no. 30.
    New York, Achim Moeller Fine Art, Private Views, October-November 1990, no. 57.