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    ROBERT MOTHERWELL (American, 1915-1991)
    Spontaneity No. 4, 1966
    Acrylic on paper
    30-1/2 x 22-1/4 inches (77.5 x 56.5 cm)
    Signed with initials on the reverse

    PROVENANCE:
    Marlborough Gallery, New York
    Gallery Reese Palley, Atlantic City
    Private Collection
    Janie C. Lee Master Drawings, New York;
    From the Collection of a Fortune 500 Company (acquired from the above in 1987)

    EXHIBITED:
    Robert Motherwell: Works on paper, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 29, 1967 - June 18, 1968 (traveled to Buenos Aires; Caracas; Bogota; and Mexico City)
    Motherwell/Kline, Reese Palley Gallery, San Francisco, November 6, 1968 - December 7, 1968

    NOTE:
    This lot will be included in the forthcoming Robert Motherwell catalogue raisonné


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



    Condition Report*: Faint discoloration along the extreme sheet edges, indentation along the extreme right sheet edge due to possible former framing, faint surface soiling due to artistic process, not examined out of frame
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    October, 2010
    27th Wednesday
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