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Black Still Life, 1946-47

Black Still Life


Black Still Life, 1946-47

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


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


Ms. Helen Birenbaum


William and Helen Birenbaum, ca. 1960s


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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