American, 1928-2011


1969, acrylic on canvas
signed and dated '69 Frankenthaler lower right;
inscribed verso for Claude and Augie with love, Helen, 22 Sept. '69
11 x 8 in., housed in a Kulicke traveling frame: 12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.

  • Provenance: A gift from the artist to her friends; by descent within the family.

    Exhibitions: United States International Communication Agency, Washington, D.C., Helen Frankenthaler: A Selection of Small Scale Paintings 1949–1977, January 17, 1978–December 31, 1979 (traveling exhibition), no. 31, color illus., n.p. (exhibition label verso; accompanied by a copy of the exhibition catalogue).
  • Condition: Slightly dusty but otherwise in overall good condition. The work has been protected by the glass-fronted traveling frame.

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