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ROBERT MOTHERWELL (1915-1991)
ROBERT MOTHERWELL (1915-1991)
ROBERT MOTHERWELL (1915-1991)
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ROBERT MOTHERWELL (1915-1991)

The Great Wall of China No. 2

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ROBERT MOTHERWELL (1915-1991)
The Great Wall of China No. 2
signed with the artist's initials and dated 'RM 71' (lower left); incised with the artist's initials and date 'RM 71' (lower left); signed again, titled and dated again '"The Great Wall of China #2" R. Motherwell Aug 1971' (on the reverse)
acrylic and charcoal on canvas
84 x 42 (213.4 x 106.7 cm.)
Executed in 1971-1983.
Provenance
Private collection, 1988
Mark Borghi Fine Art, Inc., New York
Aracture Fine Art, Palm Beach, 2007
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2012
Literature
J. Flam, K. Rogers and T. Clifford, Robert Motherwell, Paintings and Collages, A Catalogue Raisonné, 1941-1991, Volume Two: Paintings on Canvas and Panel, New Haven and London, 2012, p. 319, no. P615 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Robert Motherwell: Recent Paintings, June-August 1972, no. 6 (exhibited in an early state).
New York, Knoedler & Company, Robert Motherwell: The Summer 1987 Collage Series; ''The Red and Black'' and Other Unexhibited Works, April 1988, no. 1.

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