Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.50
People
Robert Motherwell, American (Aberdeen, WA 1915 - 1991 Provincetown, MA)
Title
Collage No. 1
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1945
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229312
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gouache, watercolor and metallic paint on cut papers and wood veneer
Technique
Collage
Dimensions
sight: 54.9 x 37.1 cm (21 5/8 x 14 5/8 in.)
framed: 71.1 x 53.3 x 5.1 cm (28 x 21 x 2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: Motherwell
Provenance
[Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York, New York], sold; to Fogg Art Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise E. Bettens Fund
Copyright
© Dedalus Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.50
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press, 1985). With an essay by John Coolidge and a preface by John M. Rosenfield. To accompany the inaugural exhibition at the Sackler Museum, Oct 21 1985 - Jan 5 1986, reproduced in color fig. 89, p. 93

Exhibition History

National Exhibition, Boston Arts Festival, Boston, 06/01/1957 - 09/01/1957

New York School: From the First Generation, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/10/1975 - 01/06/1976

Modern Art at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/21/1985 - 01/05/1986

Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000

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