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Robert Motherwell (front) with college roommates (left to right) Carlos Odriozola, John H. Steelquist and Manoel Cardozo, Palo Alto, California, 1934.
Summer 1935

Motherwell spends the summer in Europe with his father and sister, traveling to France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, England and Scotland, where they visit the town of Motherwell. Motherwell reads James Joyce's Ulysses for the first time.