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    Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
    Burning Elegy, 1991
    Lithograph and handcoloring in colors on wove paper, with full margins
    42 x 53 inches (106.7 x 134.6 cm) (image)
    52-1/4 x 63 inches (132.7 x 160 cm) (sheet)
    P.P. I (aside from an edition of 36 and 12 artist's proofs)
    Initialed and inscribed in pencil in lower left, with publisher's blindstamp
    Published by Tyler Graphics, Mount Kisco, New York

    LITERATURE:
    Engberg/Banach, 520


    More information about Robert Motherwell, also known as Motherwell, Robert, Motherwell, Robert Burns, Robert Motherwell.

    Condition Report*: Sheet is loose; unobtrusive rubbing to black ink; some light spots of foxing in margins; small pinholes at the edges; light handling creases; two inch water markat lower edge; toning. Unframed
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    October, 2017
    23rd Monday
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