Robert Burns Motherwell
Engberg Banach 56. Number 83 in an edition of 100. Initialed in pencil lower left margin: “RM”; numbered in pencil lower right margin: “83/100”. With blindstamp of printer Irwin Hollander lower right: "IH". Sheet measures 22 1/4 x 17 1/8 inches.
This gestural work was created as part of the legendary 'Portfolio 9' in 1967. Portfolio 9 featured lithographs by nine of the most important artists of the era, representative of the three major trends: Pop Art, Minimalism and Abstract Expressionism: Roy Lichtenstein, Saul Steinberg, Richard Lindner, Robert Motherwell, Henry Pearson, Louise Nevelson, Sam Francis, Willem de Kooning, and Ellsworth Kelly.