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Helen Frankenthaler

Jovian Atmosphere

Estimate:

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

Eternal Style: A Private American Collection

Helen Frankenthaler

Helen Frankenthaler

Jovian Atmosphere

Jovian Atmosphere

Estimate:

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

Lot sold:

2,833,000

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Eternal Style: A Private American Collection

Helen Frankenthaler

1928 - 2011

Jovian Atmosphere



signed Frankenthaler (upper right); signed Frankenthaler and dated 1974 (on the overlap)

acrylic on canvas

58⅛ by 158⅜ in.

147.6 by 402.3 cm.

Executed in 1974.

This work is in excellent condition overall. Please contact ctpdaysale@sothebys.com for the professional report prepared by Modern Art Conservation. Framed.


Framed dimensions: 59 ¼ by 159 ⅜ in. (150.5 by 404.8 cm.)


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above in December 1975 by the present owner 

Benjamin Forgey, “Helen Frankenthaler: Paintings, 1969–1974,” Washington Star, April 27, 1975, p. H25

Barbara Guest, “Helen Frankenthaler: The Moment and the Distance,” Arts Magazine, April 1975, p. 59

Mimi Crossley, “Helen Frankenthaler,” Arts Magazine, February 1977, p. 4

Michael Greenwood, “Toronto: Helen Frankenthaler,” artscanada 32, no. 2 (June 1975), p. 97

Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; Seattle Museum of Art; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Helen Frankenthaler: Paintings 1969-1974, 1975. no. 30

Toronto, David Mirvish Gallery, Helen Frankenthaler, 1975