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SP4 52980 Web

Black Still Life

 1946-47

SP4 52980 Web

Oil on canvas
28 x 24 in. (71 x 61 cm)

INSCRIPTIONS

Recto, lower left, incised: RM
Verso: [illegible] \ March \ 1947 \ Black Still-life \ Robert Motherwell
Verso (vertical): [illegible]
Verso, on stretcher (upside down): "YELLOW LANDSCAPE" RM 1946

PRESENT OWNER

Ms. Helen Birenbaum

PROVENANCE

William and Helen Birenbaum, ca. 1960s

COMMENTS

This painting appears to have been reworked and retitled several times between 1946 and 1947. There are numerous crossed-out inscriptions on the verso, some of which are painted over and illegible.

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