U.S. Art New York N.Y., 1962 Oil and pasted paper on paper 29 x 23 inches / 73.7 x 58.4 cm RM12667, C132
Provenance: Dedalus Foundation, New York. Linda Hyman Gallery, New York. Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York. Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London.
Exhibited: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New Paintings in Oil and Collages by Robert Motherwell, 1962, no. 14 (illustrated, n.p.). Museum of Modern Art, New York, Robert Motherwell, 1965 (illustrated, p. 41). This exhibition later travelled to Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Museum Folkwang, Essen; Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Turin. Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Robert Motherwell: Works on Paper, 1967 (circulated by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; shown in conjunction with Drawings by Arshile Gorky). This exhibition later travelled to Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Caracas; Biblioteca Luis-Angel Arango del Banco de la Republica, Bogota; Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Works by Robert Motherwell, 1969. This exhibition later travelled to Stanford University Museum, Palo Alto. Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, Robert Motherwell: Works on paper, 2011. Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, Robert Motherwell: Beside the Sea, 2012 (illustrated, p. 61). Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, Robert Motherwell: Collage, 5 June - 28 August 2013. Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, Robert Motherwell: A Centenary Survey of Major Works, 24 January - 25 April 2015. Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, Bonheur de Vivre, 18 March - 27 May 2016 Galerie Boisserée, Cologne, Robert Motherwell, 25th January - 4th March 2017
Literature: Rosenberg, H. Art and Identity: The Unfinished Masterpiece in New Yorker, no. 46, 5 January 1963. Illustrated, p. 72. Rosenberg, H., 1964. The Anxious Object: Art Today and its Audience, New York: Horizon. Illustrated, p. 101. Edgar, N. The Satisfaction of Robert Motherwell in Artnews, no. 6 (October 1965), no. 2 (illustrated, p. 39). Yau, J., 2012. Robert Motherwell: Beside the Sea. Exh. cat., with introduction by Lise Motherwell and Daniel Ranalli. Provincetown: Provincetown Art Association and Museum, illustrated, p. 61. Flam, J., Rogers, K., Clifford, T., 2012. Robert Motherwell Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné 1941 – 1991. New Haven: Yale University Press. Volume 3, p. 95, cat. rais. no. C132.