Lot 56
  • 56

Helen Frankenthaler

Estimate
600,000 - 800,000 USD
Sold
2,830,000 USD
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Description

  • Helen Frankenthaler
  • Saturn Revisited
  • signed; signed, titled and dated 1964 on the overlap 
  • acrylic on canvas

Provenance

André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Robert and Jean Shoenberg, St. Louis (acquired from the above in 1968)
Christie's, New York, November 12, 2008, Lot 2 (consigned by the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

St. Louis, Gallery of Art, Washington University, The Development of Modernist Painting: Jackson Pollock to the Present, April 1969
St. Louis, St. Louis Art Museum, Contemporary Masterpieces from the Shoenberg Collection, December 1981 - January 1982 (checklist)

Literature

Barbara Rose, Frankenthaler, New York, 1972, pl. 142, p. 212, illustrated in color 

Catalogue Note

"One really beautiful wrist motion, that is synchronized with your head and heart, and you have it. It looks as if it were born in a minute." (the artist cited in Barbara Rose, Frankenthaler, New York, 1972, p. 85)
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