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Helen Frankenthaler
SATURN REVISITED
Estimate
600,000800,000
LOT SOLD. 2,830,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
56
Helen Frankenthaler
SATURN REVISITED
Estimate
600,000800,000
LOT SOLD. 2,830,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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New York

Helen Frankenthaler
1928 - 2011
SATURN REVISITED
signed; signed, titled and dated 1964 on the overlap 
acrylic on canvas
84 x 53 in. 213.3 x 134.6 cm.
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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)

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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New York