Robert Motherwell

Robert Motherwell - Sea Lion with Red Stripe
Sea Lion with Red Stripe
oil and printed paper collage on paper
29 x 23 inches (73.7 x 58.4 cm.)
Signed with the artist’s initials and dated ‘RM 59’ (upper right)

Additional Work

Sea Lion with Red Stripe

Robert Motherwell
Bennington College 1960 (Gift of the artist) until 2020


H. H. Arnason, Robert Motherwell, New York, 1977, p. 54.
H. H. Arnason, Robert Motherwell, New York, 1982, p. 54.
“Bennington College Collection at the Williams College Museum of Art,” Journal of the Print World, vol. 14, no. 4, 1991, p. 28.
M. A. Caws, Robert Motherwell: What Art Holds, New York, 1996, p. 157.
J. Flam, K. Rogers and T. Clifford, eds., Robert Motherwell, Paintings and Collages, A Catalogue Raisonné, 1941-1991, Volume Three: Collages and Paintings on Paper and Paperboard, New Haven and London, 2012, p. 72, no. C94 (illustrated).


Northampton, Massachusetts, Smith College Museum of Art, An Exhibition of the Work of Robert Motherwell, January 1963, no. 12 (illustrated).
Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Charles Hayden Memorial Library New Gallery, Robert Motherwell, February-Match 1963.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Cleveland Museum of Art; Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Collages of Robert Motherwell: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1972-June 1973, p. 66, no. 18 (illustrated).
Williamston, Massachusetts, Williams College Museum of Art, Selections from the Collection of Bennington College, June-December 1991.

Post War Inventory