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About This Artwork
First Stone, 1961
Color lithograph from five stones on ivory wove paper
565 x 762 mm (sheet)
U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; restricted gift of supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund, 1982.459
This is Frankenthaler’s first print at U.L.A.E. and demonstrates her playful experimentation with tusche wash and crayon to capture her painterly gesture. She manipulated the tusche with various implements, including facial tissues, a stick, and her finger.