Untitled (Elegy)

Robert Motherwell, American, 1915 - 1991

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1988

Acrylic on canvas

Overall: 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)

Frame: 17 × 21 in. (43.2 × 53.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Partial purchase through gifts from Melville Straus, Class of 1960, and the Lathrop Fellows, and partial gift of the Dedalus Foundation, Inc.

© Robert Motherwell / Dedalus Foundation, Inc. / Licensed by VAGA, New York

P.996.21.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

PHIL 23, Art and Aesthetics, John Kulvicki, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

PHIL 23, The Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2014

ANTH 50, COCO 2, HIV/AIDS Through a Biosocial Lens: 30 Years of a Modern Plague, Sienna Craig, Timothy Lahey, Spring 2013

ARTH 17, Abstract Expressionism, Jim Jordan, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Gesture, Emotion, Shape: Sources of Abstraction by Philip Dytko, Class of 2017, Pauline Lewis, Class of 2016, and Amalia Siegel, Class of 2016, Art History 71: The American Century- Modern Art in the United States, Winter 2015, Mary Coffey, Class Project, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 14-July 12, 2015.

A Space for Dialogue 53, Expression of the Unconscious, The Language of Emotion, Anna Nearburg, Class of 2010,The Kathryn Conroy Intern. Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 7-Feburary 7, 2010.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 1, 2006.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-May 30, 2003.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, exhibited with Abstraction at Mid-Century: Major Works from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 3, 2001.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5-March 11, 2001.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-September 17, 2000.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1996-January 5, 1997.

Publication History

Anna Nearburg, A Space for Dialogue 53, Expression of the Unconscious, The Language of Emotion, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2010, ill. cover.

Provenance

The artist; Dedalus Foundation, Inc., Bedford Hills, New York; partial gift/purchase to present collection, 1996.

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