Untitled Abstract by Robert Motherwell (American 1915-1991). A powerfully executed minimalist abstract work. Published in 1973. Lift-ground etching with aquatint on Arches Paper. Pencil signed and numbered 5/50. Printer: Catherine Mosely, Artist's Studio, CT, Publisher: Artist and Dain-Schiff Gallery, NY. Reference: Engberg/Banach 134. Framed in a stained wood frame.
Size: 35 1/2" h x 23 3/4" w (image); 41 1/2" h × 29 1/2" w (sheet); 45" h x 33" w (framed)
Condition: Excellent condition. Framed.
Robert Motherwell (American, 1915–1991) was an American printmaker, editor, and painter. He is known for his contribution to the Color Field and Abstract Expressionist movements. He attended Stanford, Harvard, and Columbia University. At Columbia, he met Meyer Schapiro, who encouraged Motherwell to pursue painting at the New York School. Motherwell was one of the youngest to attend the school and met Philip Guston, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollack, and Mark Rothko.