HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS
 HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS
 HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS
 HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS
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The Ginny Williams Collection

HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS

Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD

The Ginny Williams Collection

HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS

Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD

Lot sold:7,895,300USD

Description

HELEN FRANKENTHALER

1928 - 2011

ROYAL FIREWORKS 


signed and dated 1975 on the reverse

acrylic on canvas

60 by 157 in. 152.4 by 398.8 cm.

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Provenance

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Private Collection, New York

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1993)

Christie's New York, 9 November 2011, Lot 711

Acquired by the present owner from the above sale 

Literature

Eleanor Munro, Originals: American Women Artists, New York 1979, p. 222 (text)

John Elderfield, Frankenthaler, New York 1989, p. 255 (text), pp. 268-269, illustrated in color, and p. 402 (text)

Michael Paglia, "Review: Declaration Is a Spectacular Display of Women's Work," Westword, 18 May 2016 (text) (online)

Exhibited

New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Helen Frankenthaler: New Paintings, November - December 1975, n.p., illustrated in color 

Bennington, Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Helen Frankenthaler: Recent Paintings 1975-1978, April - May 1978, n.p., illustrated in color

Denver, Robischon Gallery, DECLARATION, April - June 2016 

 HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS
The Ginny Williams Collection
HELEN FRANKENTHALER | ROYAL FIREWORKS
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