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    ROBERT MOTHERWELL (American, 1915-1991)
    Dedalus Sketchbook: Untitled, 1982
    Sepia ink on Strathmore paper
    6 x 7-3/4 inches (15.2 x 19.7 cm)
    Signed with initials upper left, with the artist's blindstamp lower left

    PROVENANCE:
    Ameringer McEnery Yohe, New York (label verso);
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    The Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York, "Robert Motherwell: Drawings," March-April 1983 (as Summer Sketch No. 1);
    Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Gallery, Cooper Union, New York, "Robert Motherwell: The Dedalus Sketchbook and Other Works in the Joycean Mode," November-December 1988, no. 5;
    Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, "Robert Motherwell: A Dialogue with Literature," April-May 2001;
    Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "Robert Motherwell: Themes & Variations Including the Dedalus Sketchbook," November-December 2002, no. 1 (label verso).

    LITERATURE:
    G. Drudi, Note romane a Robert Motherwell, Milan, 1984, p. 87, illus.;
    G. Drudi, Robert Motherwell Notes Romaines, Paris, 1988, p. 87;
    C. and J. Glenn, Robert Motherwell: The Dedalus Sketchbooks, New York, 1988, n.p., pl. 6, illus.


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



    Condition Report*: The sheet is hinged on the reverse to the mat backing; aside from very faint pencil smudgings near signature in upper left corner, the artwork is in overall good condition.  Matted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 12.625 X 14.625 Inches
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    May, 2015
    30th Saturday
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