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Modern to Contemporary Auction | April 21, 2023

Fri, Apr 21, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 99

Helen Frankenthaler

Estimate: $60,000 - $90,000

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(New York/Connecticut, 1928-2011)

Untitled, 1978, signed lower right "Helen Frankenthaler 78", acrylic and crayon, with mica on paper, 30-3/4 x 41-3/4 in.; Gilt wood and composition frame, 42 x 53 in..

Exhibited: Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC, Helen Frankenthaler: Twelve Works on Paper, January 6-28, 1979, No. 9, illustrated in color in catalog;

International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, DC, Frankenthaler on Paper: A Retrospective 1949-1984, February 22-July 27, 1985, a traveling exhibition to The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.


hinged to non acidic mount, full sheet with deckled edges, pin holes at four corners

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Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C., purchased in 1979 for $7,500 (accompanied by the original receipt, correspondence, exhibition loan agreements); Private Atlanta, Georgia Estate