G. Nordland, "From Dirge to Jeer," Arts Magazine, February 1962, p. 50 (illustrated). H.H. Arnason, "Robert Motherwell: The Years 1948 to 1965," Art International, 20 April 1966, p. 28, pl. 27 (illustrated).
R. Hobbs, Motherwell's Concern with Death in Painting: An Investigation of His Elegies to the Spanish Republic, Including an Examination of His Philosophical and Methodological Considerations, Ph.D dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975, pp. 255, 257, 260-261 and 263, pl. 38 (illustrated).
O. Granath, "Ogonblick av passion," Dagens Nyheter, 7 December 1976, p. 4 (illustrated).
H.H. Arnason, Robert Motherwell, New York, 1977, pp. 34, 56 and 64, pl. 125 (illustrated) and pl. 126 (illustrated in color).
American Art at Mid-Century: The Subjects of the Artists, National Gallery of Art, exh. cat., 1978, pp. 31, 111-113, figs. 11 and 12, pl. 14 (illustrated).
J. Hernandez, "Robert Motherwell," Arteguia, April 1980, p. 27.
R. Mattison, "The Emperor of China: Symbols of Power and Vulnerability in the Art of Robert Motherwell during the 1940's," Art International, November-December 1982, p. 10. H.H. Arnason, Robert Motherwell, New York, 1982, pp. 142-143, pl. 162 (illustrated in color).
M. Pleynet, Les Etats-Unis De La Peinture, Paris, 1986, p. 85. M. Pleynet, Robert Motherwell, Paris, 1989, pp. 103 and 111 (illustrated in color).
J. Flam, Motherwell, London, 1991, pl. 49 (iIllustrated in color). S. Polcari, Abstract Expressionism and the Modern Experience, Cambridge, 1991, p. 316-317, pl. 255 (illustrated).
D. Anfam, Abstract Expressionism, New York, 2002, p. 169.
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Paintings and Collages by Robert Motherwell, April-May 1961, no. 6 (illustrated).
São Paolo, Museu de Arte Moderna, VI Bienal de São Paulo, September-December 1961.
Pasadena Art Museum, Robert Motherwell: A Retrospective Exhibition, February-March 1962, no. 46 (illustrated).
Northhampton, Smith College Museum of Art, An Exhibition of the Work of Robert Motherwell, January 1963, no. 17.
Cambridge, New Gallery, Charles Hayden Memorial Library, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert Motherwell, February-March 1963.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Robert Motherwell, September-November 1965, p. 31, no. 48 (illustrated).
Düsseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle, Robert Motherwell, September-October 1976, pp. 27, 32, 34, 47 and 103, no. 28 (illustrated).
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Robert Motherwell: Choix de Peintures et Collages 1941-1977, June-September 1977 (illustrated).
Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy, Robert Motherwell: Paintings and Collages 1941-1977, October-November 1977, no. 11 (illustrated).
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Robert Motherwell: Paintings and Collages from 1941 to the Present, January-March 1978, p. 15, no. 11 (illustrated).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, American Art at Mid-Century: The Subjects of the Artist, June 1978-January 1979, p. 31, pl. 14 (illustrated).
Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Robert Motherwell, October-November 1983, p. 78, no. 36 (illustrated in color).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Robert Motherwell, December 1984-February 1985.