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Robert Motherwell (American, 1915-1991) Elegy Studies

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Robert Motherwell (American, 1915-1991)

Elegy Studies, 1977, edition of 34, published by the artist and Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York (Dedalus, 216; Terenzio & Belknap, 189). Initialed and numbered "R.M./29/34" in brown pencil l.r., artist's dry stamp l.r. Lithograph on buff wove paper, image size 19 5/8 x 15 1/4 in. (49.6 x 38.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, pale foxing, floated within the frame, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $350-550

There is subtle toning to the edges of the deckles consistently around the perimeter of the sheet. Although it has not been removed from its frame there are no other condition issues to report. The frame measures 24 1/2 x 20 5/8 inches.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Artists, Foxing, Modern art, Robert Motherwell, Visual arts

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