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SP5 24284 Web

Open No. 132: Blue and Beige

 1970

SP5 24284 Web

Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm)

INSCRIPTIONS

Recto, lower left: Motherwell 70
Verso (on top stretcher bar): “OPEN 132”

PRESENT OWNER

Private collection, TX

PROVENANCE

Mr. Alex E. Booth, Jr., 1970; private collection, TX, 2017

COMMENTS

This painting appears on Motherwell’s May 26, 1970 “OPEN Series, 1967-1970” list. This typed studio list with handwritten additions lists 153 numbered Opens done within that three-year period and provided the model for the manner in which we present the titles of the Opens in the Catalogue Raisonné. It also appears in consignment and sales records of the Marlborough-Gerson Gallery.

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