Three Important Personages
Artwork: Three Important Personages
Size: 29.2 x 36.8 cm
Medium: Ink and watercolor on paper
Creation year: 1944
Marks: Signed and dated 1944
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Collection of Jane Bowles, East Hampton; Robert Elkon Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in November 1975
Exhibition history: New York, Art of This Century, Robert Motherwell: Paintings, Papiers Colles, Drawings, October - November 1944; Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle; Stockholm, Kulturhuset; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Robert Motherwell, September 1976 - April 1977, cat. no. 2, p. 98, illustrated; Seattle Art Museum, The Richard and Jane Lang Collection, February - April 1984, cat. no. 32, p. 46, illustrated; Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, The Interpretive Link: Abstract Surrealism into Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, 1938-1948, July 1986 - April 1987, cat. no. 80, illustrated; Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Robert Motherwell: Early Collages, May 2013 - January 2014, cat. no. 22, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-17
Lot Number: 198