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    Description

    Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011)
    Untitled, 1971
    Acrylic on linen book cover
    11 x 11-1/2 x 1-1/2 inches (27.9 x 29.2 x 3.8 cm)
    Signed on spine: Frankenthaler
    Signed and numbered on interior page: Frankenthaler / 36

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist's studio;
    Private collection, Flint, Michigan, acquired from above.

    EXHIBITED:
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, "Helen Frankenthaler: Sixty-Two Painted Book Covers," May-October 1973.

    LITERATURE:
    Metropolitan Museum of Art and David Mirvish Books on Art, Helen Frankenthaler: Sixty-Two Painted Book Covers, New York and Toronto, 1973.

    NOTE:
    Executed in 1971, this work is no. 36 from a series of 62 original paintings on the cover of the artist's monograph by Barbara Rose, Frankenthaler, New York, 1971.


    More information about Helen Frankenthaler, also known as Frankenthaler, Helen, Motherwell, Mrs. Robert Burns, Helen Frankenthaler.



    Condition Report*: Framed Dimensions 11.75 X 15 X 5 Inches
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    November, 2020
    19th Thursday
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