Fine Prints & Photography

April 11, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 8
HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011)
  • HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011)
  • HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011)
  • HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011)

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HELEN FRANKENTHALER (1928-2011), American

RADIUS, 1992-1993 [HARRISON, 234]

Hand-dyed paper and woodcut, dyed with six colours and printed in nine colours from six blocks on white handmade pulp TGL paper dyed in the following sequence: magenta, yellow-green, blue-green, gray-green, dark green and white; transparent light green, blue-green and dark green-black, transparent yellow-green, blue-green and medium green-black, yellow, and orange-red and blue-black, stamped with the chop-mark of the publisher lower right corner; signed, dated '93 and numbered 25/30 in the image in pencil. Paper made by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Printed by Kenneth Tyler, assisted by Christopher Creyts. Published by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York.
Block/Sheet 28.1 x 28.1 in — 71.4 x 71.4 cm

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $7,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Until April 21, 2019, the Kode Museum is sponsoring Helen Frankenthaler’s first solo museum presentation in Norway showcasing her groundbreaking works from 1973 to 2009. The exhibit "Helen Frankenthaler – Woodcuts: Prints and Proofs" includes her best-known examples, ranging from the early "East and Beyond" (1973) to the later "Radius" (1993). "Radius" is the featured graphic in the gallery advertisements for the exhibition.

Literature:

Pegram Harrison, "Frankenthaler A Catalogue Raisonne Prints 1961-1994", Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996, Catalogue No. 234, pgs. 475-478, illustrated in colour, full page, p. 476 and 477

Provenance:

Collection of Dr. and Mrs. J. Robert Nicholson, London, ON