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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011) Earth Slice

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011)

Earth Slice, 1978, edition of 46 plus proofs, published by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford Village, New York (Harrison, 59; Tyler Graphics, 182). Signed and dated "Frankenthaler '78" in pencil l.l., numbered "3/46" in pencil l.r., publisher's dry stamp l.r. Color soft-ground etching with sugar-lift and aquatint on gray/mauve handmade paper, plate size 8 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (22.2 x 50.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, gentle rippling, floated within the mat, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Sheet measures 15 x 26 in. (38.1 x 66 cm). Slight rippling to the sheet. Right hinge is slipping slightly. Probably glazed with glass. Because the print is floated in the frame, and all the edges are visible, it was not examined out of frame. No additional issues to report.

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Tyler Graphics Ltd., Harrison