Helen Frankenthaler 1928–2011
Bay Area Tuesday III1982
monotype with hand coloring in oils on White Experimental Workshop handmade paper
25 h x 29½ w in (63 x 75 cm)
Helen Frankenthaler produced the Bay Area Monotypes in August of 1982. Working over four days she completed twenty-eight unique pieces, seven each day, including the present lot.
Signed and dated to lower edge 'Frankenthaler 82'. This work is a unique work from the series Bay Area Monotypes published by the Institute of Experimental Printmaking (later Experimental Workshop), San Francisco.provenance: André Emmerich Gallery, New York | Private Collection, New York
literature: Frankenthaler, A Catalogue Raisonné: 1961-1994, Harrison, ppg. 310, 312, no. 107