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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

    Yellow Music

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Yellow Music
    signed and dated 'Motherwell 84' (upper left)
    acrylic, paper and printed paper collage on canvasboard
    40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1984.


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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
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1984


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    T. Navarra, "'Hearing' Motherwell at Montclair," Asbury Park Press, December 17 1989, pp. F1 and F12.


    Exhibited

    New York, Knoedler & Co., Robert Motherwell: New Collages, October 1984, no. 1 (illustrated on the cover in color).
    The Montclair Art Museum, Robert Motherwell: The Music Collages, November 1989-January 1990.