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    HELEN FRANKENTHALER (American, b. 1928)
    The Highway, 1957
    Oil on paper
    17 x 22 inches (43.2 x 55.9 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Frankenthaler 57

    PROVENANCE:
    Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
    From the Collection of a Fortune 500 Company (acquired from the above in 1987)

    EXHIBITED:
    Frankenthaler: The 1950's, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts; May 10 - June 28, 1981;
    Helen Frankenthaler: Works on Paper 1949-1984, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; February 22 - April 21, 1985 (traveled to Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada; May 11-July 7, 1985; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; July 19-September 15, 1985; Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin; October 11-November 17, 1985; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; December 15, 1985-February 16, 1986; San Francisco Museum of Modern art, California; March 6-May 4, 1986; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; June 14-July 27, 1986; Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts; September 4-October 26, 1986)




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



    Condition Report*: Faint discoloration along the extreme sheet edges, area of skinned paper in the extreme upper right sheet edge possible due to tape removel and possible small area of skinned paper at extreme lower left corner, faint light and time staining, scattered tine areas of paper loss along the ectreme sheet edges, small tears along the extreme sheet edges, the biggest one visible at upper center, paper lightly undulates due to hinges, a diagonal area of paper loss at extreme lower right sheet corner, not examined out of frame
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    27th Wednesday
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