Off White Square
Artwork: Off White Square
Size: 201.9 x 648.3 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1973
Marks: Signed and dated "Frankenthaler '73" lower left
Category: Paintings
Provenance: David Mirvish Gallery, TorontoAce Gallery, VancouverJoan and Robert Weiss, California Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, November 8, 1979, lot 860 HSBC Corporate Art Collection, London (acquired at the previous sale); Sotheby's, New York, May 11, 2005, lot 250; Private Collection (acquired at the previous sale) William Louis-Dreyfus (acquired from the previous in 2014); Thence by descent to the present owners in 2016
Exhibition history: Toronto, David Mirvish Gallery, Helen Frankenthaler: Recent Paintings, May 26 - June 16, 1973; Vancouver, Ace Gallery, Helen Frankenthaler: Major Paintings, April - May 17, 1975; Colorado, Denver Art Museum; Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum; Nashville, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Color as Field: American Painting 1950-1975, November 9, 2007 - September 21, 2008, pl. 11, p. 118 (illustrated, n.p.); Williamstown, Clark Art Institute, As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler Paintings, July 1 - October 9, 2017, p. 72 (illustrated on the frontispiece and pp. 48-49; further illustrated on the exhibition calendar)New York, 860 Washington Street, November 2017 - September 2020 (on loan)

Phillips New York

Date: 2020-12-07
Lot Number: 27
Low Estimate: $2800000 [+10%]
High Estimate: $3500000 [-11%]
Hammer Price: $3083750
Sold For: $3720500