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Robert MOTHERWELL

United States of America 1915 – 1991

The sienna wall
[The Sienna Wall, Sienna Wall] 1972-73

  • titled, verso u.l, "The Sienna Wall"
paintings, synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Technique: synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Primary Insc: signed and dated u.l., black synthetic polymer paint, "R Motherwell / 72"
Secondary Insc: titled, verso u.l., fibre-tipped pen, "The Sienna Wall"
203.2 h x 274.3 w cm
Purchased with the assistance of American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia Inc., New York, NY, made possible with the generous support of The Dedalus Foundation and the Foundation of the National Gallery of Australia 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.2
© Dedalus Foundation, Inc./VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • estate of the artist;
  • by whom given to the Dedalus Foundation Inc., New York;
  • from whom acquired, part-gift, part-purchase, through the American Friends of the Australian National Gallery (AFANG) and the National Gallery Foundation, by the National Gallery of Australia, February 1994