Incised with the artist's initials and dated 'RM 60' (upper right); signed, titled and dated again ' 'SUMMERTIME IN ITALY, NO. 3' Robert Motherwell 1960' (on the reverse)
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Gifford and Joann Phillips, New York, 1962; By descent from the previous to the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Robert Motherwell, April-May 1961; Los Angeles, UCLA Art Galleries, The Gifford and Joann Phillips Collection, November-December 1962, p. 4, no. 68 (illustrated); Washington D.C., Phillips Collection, Collages by Robert Motherwell: A Loan Exhibition, January-February 1965, no. 14; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Robert Motherwell: Works on Paper, February-March 1967; University of California at Riverside, Art Gallery, Art and Marriage: An Exhibition of Husband and Wife Artists of the Twentieth Century, May 1973; Los Angeles, Otis Art Institute, Robert Motherwell in California Collections, November 1974-January 1975, no. 19 (illustrated).