Elegy To The Spanish Republic No. 134
Artwork: Elegy To The Spanish Republic No. 134
Size: 244.5 x 305.4 cm
Medium: Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
Creation year: 1974
Marks: Signed and dated 74; numbered #134 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Graham Gund, Cambridge; Christie's New York, May 3, 1989, Lot 31; Jay Chiat, New York; Acquavella Contemporary Art, New York; Sotheby's New York, May 14, 1998, Lot 29; Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; and Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, Robert Motherwell: Choix de peintures et de collages 1941-1977, June - November 1977, n.p. (text) (as Elegy No. 134) ; London, Royal Academy of Arts, Robert Motherwell: Paintings and Collages from 1941 to Present, January - March 1978, p. 21, no. 38, illustrated ; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, A Private Vision: Contemporary Art from the Graham Gund Collection, February - April 1982, p. 62, illustrated; Portland, Portland Museum of Art, Great Hall Exhibition, May - September 1984 ; Tokyo, Sezon Museum of Art; Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art; and Hiroshima, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, June - November 1996, pp. 128-129, no. 42, illustrated

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Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 35
Low Estimate: $9000000 [-2%]
High Estimate: $12000000 [-26%]
Hammer Price: $8800000
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