Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
Property from the Estate of Charlotte and John Parkinson III
Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)

In Black, with Yellow Ochre

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.
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
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).
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Robert Motherwell, September-November 1965, p. 30 (illustrated).
Sale room notice
Please note this work was painted in 1960.
Please note the work is signed and dated 'R Motherwell 60' (lower right).

Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of paintings and collages being prepared by the Dedalus Foundation.

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