14 November 2007
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
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.
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
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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.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of paintings and collages being prepared by the Dedalus Foundation.
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