Description

    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Gesture III, 1976-77
    Lift-ground etching with aquatint in colors on JB Green paper
    19-1/2 x 15-3/4 inches (49.5 x 40 cm) (image)
    35 x 26 inches (88.9 x 66 cm) (sheet)
    Ed. 6/75 (there were also 10 artist's proofs in Roman numerals)
    Signed and numbered in pencil in lower margin, with the blindstamp of the artist
    Co-published by the artist and Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York
    Printed by Catherine Mousley, New York

    LITERATURE:
    Belknap, 171;
    Engberg/Banach, 207.


    Condition Report*:

    Sheet is hinged to the mount at the top corners verso; framed under acrylic; scattered spots of light foxing in the margins, as well as some slight discoloration and toning in the image, notably near the upper center and in the lower left corner; otherwise, no other apparent condition issues. Framed Dimensions 38.25 X 29.25 X 1 Inches

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    October, 2016
    25th Tuesday
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