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A Slice of the Stone Itself

A work made of color lithograph from two stones on grayish tan laid paper.
© 2018 Helen Frankenthaler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of color lithograph from two stones on grayish tan laid paper.

Date:

1969

Artist:

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011)
printed by Zigmunds Priede (American, born Latvia, 1935) and Bill Goldston (American, born 1943)
published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)

About this artwork

With A Slice of the Stone Itself, Frankenthaler began using dramatic paper tone as an additional color element in her prints.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Helen Frankenthaler

Title

A Slice of the Stone Itself

Origin

United States

Date

1969

Medium

Color lithograph from two stones on grayish tan laid paper

Dimensions

454 × 360 mm (image); 492 × 381 mm (sheet)

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

1982.471

Copyright

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

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