Elegy Study No. Xiii
Artwork: Elegy Study No. Xiii
Size: 61 x 121.9 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas mounted on board
Creation year: 1979
Marks: Signed and dated Aug 76
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in 1976-79
Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York; John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1981
Exhibition history: Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas, David Smith, Robert Motherwell, May 1979, no. 9 (as Elegy Study) (checklist); Montreal, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, All for Art! In Conversation with Collectors, December 2007 - February 2008, p. 187, illustrated in color; New York, Dominique Levy, Robert Motherwell: Elegy to the Spanish Republic, November 2015 - January 2016, pp. 60-61, no. 10, illustrated in color

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Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 14
Low Estimate: $1500000 [+60%]
High Estimate: $2000000 [+19%]
Hammer Price: $2400000
Sold For: $2900000