The 2020 Fall Larsen Art Auction was a big success with almost 90% of lots sold with almost 2,500 registered bidders from more than 40 countries.

Robert Motherwell 1915-1991 American

Lot 170

Rite of Passage III (Belknap 217), 1979-80

Lithograph and Chine collé on Japanese Mulberry handmade and Tyler Graphics Ltd. Kozo handmade paper

ed. 93 of 98

24.75" x 34"

26.875" x 35.875" x 1.5" Framed

Initialed in pen RM, upper left

$2,000 - $4,000

SOLD: $2,250

Printed by Lee Funderburg and published by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford with their chop mark, lower right.

There were also 20 APs in Roman numerals. Margo Leavin Gallery tag, verso.

Literature:  Illustrated as fig. 217 in "The Painter and the Printer: Robert Motherwell's graphics, 1943-1980" by Dorothy Belknap, 1980.

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