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Message from Degas

A work made of color etching, aquatint, and liquid aquatint from three copper plates on white mulberry laid paper.
© 2018 Helen Frankenthaler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of color etching, aquatint, and liquid aquatint from three copper plates on white mulberry laid paper.

Date:

1972–74

Artist:

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011)
printed by Donn Steward
published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)

About this artwork

While working on Message from Degas, Frankenthaler explored color print options. However, these versions were rejected, and the print was editioned in black only.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Helen Frankenthaler

Title

Message from Degas

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1972–1974

Medium

Color etching, aquatint, and liquid aquatint from three copper plates on white mulberry laid paper

Dimensions

Image/plate: 19.4 × 25 cm (7 11/16 × 9 7/8 in.); Sheet: 39.4 × 49.7 cm (15 9/16 × 19 5/8 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

1982.489e

Copyright

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

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