May 20 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2569 -

Sale 2569 - Lot 53

Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
Gauloises on Grey #26.

Acrylic and paper collage on boad, 1972. 508x407 mm; 20x16 inches. Signed, RM, and dated, 72, lower left. Signed, Robert Motherwell, dated, 9 July 1972, and inscribed, #26, on verso.

Provenance: Dedalus Foundation, New York, until 2007; Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Brock, Concord, MA; Acquired from the above by the present owner.

Exhibited: Current Editions, Seattle, Robert Motherwell: Works on Paper, Including the Illuminations for A La Pintura, May - April 1973; Knoedler & Company, New York, Robert Motherwell: Recent Paintings and Collages, April 1974, cat. no. 18.

Published: Arnason, H. H., Robert Motherwell. Preface by Bryan Robertson. 1st ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1977, color illus. n.p. pl. 231 (illustrated in color); Flamm, J., Rogers, K, and Clifford, T., Eds., Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné 1941-1991, Vol. 3, Collages and Paintings on Paper and Paperboard, New Haven 2012, cat. no. C315, p. 164, (illustrated in color).