We use cookies to analyze traffic and enhance your site experience.

Privacy Policy |
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now


The Spanish Night, 1959

The Spanish Night


The Spanish Night, 1959

Oil on canvasboard
6 x 8 inches (15.2 x 20.3 cm)


Recto not signed, not dated
Verso: Robert Motherwell \ 1959
Verso (on backing board): Robert Motherwell 1959


Private collection


[Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, May 18, 1961, lot 89]; unknown owner, 1961; private collection; private collection, 2000; [South Bay Auctions, East Moriches, NY, October 22, 2022, lot 96]


At the request of Marcel Duchamp, Motherwell donated this painting to a 1961 benefit auction supporting the American Chess Foundation.


Read more