Message from Degas

1972–74
Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harrison 045, trial proof

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.6 x 24.9 cm (7 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.) Sheet: 35.3 x 44 cm (13 7/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2207

Medium or Technique

Color etching, aquatint, and liquid (brandy) aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, l.l: Trial Proof A/B v/xiii Message from Degas to Helen to Donn; l.r: Frankenthaler '72-74

Provenance

Virginia H. Deknatel (Boston, MA); to The Virginia H. Deknatel 2008 Holding Trust (April 4, 2008); bequest of Virginia H. Deknatel to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Bequest of Virginia H. Deknatel in memory of Frederick B. Deknatel

Copyright

© 2011 Helen Frankenthaler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.