Contemporary Evening Auction

Contemporary Evening Auction

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Property from a Private Collection

Helen Frankenthaler


Auction Closed

May 20, 12:35 AM GMT


2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection

Helen Frankenthaler

1928 - 2011


signed Frankenthaler and dated ’74 (lower right)

acrylic on canvas

61 ½ by 96 in.

156.2 by 243.8 cm.

Executed in 1974.



1928 - 2011年


款識:藝術家簽名 Frankenthaler 並紀年'74(右下)


61 ½ x 96 英寸;156.2 x 243.8 公分


André Emmerich Gallery, Zürich 
Guido Goldman, Cambridge, Massachusetts (acquired from the above in 1974)
André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above in December 1978 by the present owner
Anne Charner, “To Helen Frankenthaler of Circe, 1974,” in: Emilie Buchwald & Ruth Boston, eds., The Poet Dreaming in the Artist's House: Contemporary Poems, Minneapolis, 1984, p. 20 (text)
Zürich, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Helen Frankenthaler Neue Bilder, 1974
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts; and Seattle Art Museum, Helen Frankenthaler Paintings 1969-1974, 1975, no. 24, n.p., illustrated 
Cambridge, Fogg Museum, New Presences at the Fogg Museum, 1978