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Persian Garden

A work made of color lithograph from three stones on cream wove paper.
© 2018 Helen Frankenthaler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of color lithograph from three stones on cream wove paper.

Date:

1965–66

Artist:

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011)
printed by Ben A.J. Burns (American)
published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)

About this artwork

The principal compositional element in Persian Garden was drawn by simply puddling the liquid tusche and letting it flow naturally over the stone’s porous surface. The effect mimics the “soak-stain” technique Frankenthaler had developed in her paintings.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Helen Frankenthaler

Title

Persian Garden

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1965–1966

Medium

Color lithograph from three stones on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Sheet: 65.3 × 50 cm (25 3/4 × 19 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; purchased with funds provided by supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund

Reference Number

1982.465

Copyright

© 2018 Helen Frankenthaler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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