Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Robert Rauschenberg, American, 1925–2008

Well Nell

1959

Oil, printed paper, printed reproductions, fabric, and paint can lid on canvas

40.64 x 52.07 x 4.128 cm (16 x 20 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)
Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935, Collection
2008.19.121
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Pointdexter Gallery, NY, 12/59

Bibliography: 

Art of the 50’s and 60’s: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (Ridgefield, Conn.: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1965), no. 84.

Small Works: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of Contemporary Art, exh. cat. (Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1973), 86, no. 94, ill.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 216, ill.

Jennifer Farrell et al., Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 218, 220, fig. 2.

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