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"Elegy to the Spanish Republic XXXIV," 1953–54, Oil on canvas, 80 x 100 in.  (203.2 x 254 cm). Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y. Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1957
December 1953

The Easel I (C58) and four drawings are included in II Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo.

On December 27, Motherwell sells his house in East Hampton to Barney Rossett, the owner of Grove Press.