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Motherwell’s 1948 solo exhibition at the Samuel M. Kootz Gallery. From left to right: "The Red Skirt" (1947) and "Personage, with Yellow Ochre and White" (1947)
May 10-29, 1948

The exhibition Paintings and Collages by Motherwell is shown at the Kootz Gallery, consisting of nineteen works created during the previous nine months. This is Motherwell’s most focused exhibition to date. Most of paintings are large works depicting single figures, including Personage, with Yellow Ochre and White (P64), The Emperor of China (P68), and The Homely Protestant (P82).