Incised with the artist's initials and dated 'RM 58' (upper right); signed, inscribed, titled and dated again 'Robert Motherwell 1958 'IN BLACK + WHITE WITH YELLOW OCHRE' St-Jean-de-Luz, France' (on the reverse); dedicated and dated again 'For Joann + Gifford Phillips New York 1958' (on the stretcher)
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Gifford and Joann Phillips, New York, 1958; By descent from the previous to the present owner
Exhibition History :
Pasadena Art Museum, Robert Motherwell: A Retrospective Exhibition, February-March 1962, no. 36; Los Angeles, UCLA Art Galleries, The Gifford and Joann Phillips Collection, November-December 1962, no. 73; Los Angeles, Otis Art Institute, Robert Motherwell in California Collections, November 1974-January 1975, no. 17 (illustrated).