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HELEN FRANKENTHALER | CAROUSEL

Monumental Item

Estimate:

2,500,000

to
- 3,500,000 USD

Property from the Palm Springs Art Museum, Sold to Support the Care of Collections and the Steve Chase Fund for Acquisitions

HELEN FRANKENTHALER | CAROUSEL

HELEN FRANKENTHALER | CAROUSEL

Estimate:

2,500,000

to
- 3,500,000 USD

Lot sold:

4,739,000

USD

Property from the Palm Springs Art Museum, Sold to Support the Care of Collections and the Steve Chase Fund for Acquisitions

HELEN FRANKENTHALER

1928 - 2011

CAROUSEL


acrylic on canvas

86 ½ by 206 ½ in. 219.7 by 524.5 cm.

Executed in 1979.

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André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Steve Chase, Palm Springs (acquired from the above in 1981)

Gifted to the present owner by the above in 1994

Louise Sweeney, "Helen Frankenthaler: Painter of the Light Within," The Christian Science Monitor, 16 September 1980, pp. B1-3, 14-15 (text); reprint The Sun (Baltimore), 23 November 1980, p. D6 (text)

John Elderfield, Frankenthaler, New York 1989, pp. 302-03, illustrated in color, and pp. 304, 334, 403 (text)

Palm Springs Art Museum, "The Evolution of the Permanent Collection," in: Insight, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 2020, p. 8, illustrated in color

Palm Springs Art Museum, Made in the U.S.A: Picasso and the Master Impressionists, June - September 2013

Palm Springs Art Museum, Making it Modern, May - December 2017