Artist Helen Frankenthaler, American, 1928-2011
Title
  • The Bay
Date 1963
Medium acrylic on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 80 3/8 × 82 1/8 × 7/8 inches (204.2 × 208.6 × 2.2 cm)
Framed: 81 3/4 × 83 3/4 × 1 3/8 inches (207.6 × 212.7 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Dr. and Mrs. Hilbert H. DeLawter
Accession Number 65.60
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower right: Frankenthaler
The artist;
(Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, New York, USA).
1965-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
20th Century American Painting. Exh. cat., Grand Rapids Art Museum. Grand Rapids, 1967, no. 70.

Elderfield, John. Frankenthaler. New York, 1989, p. 166, 169 (ill.).

Carmean, E.A., and Helen Frankenthaler. Helen Frankenthaler: A Paintings Retrospective. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York 1989. pp. 36-37 (ill.).

Motherwell, Lise and Elizabeth A. T. Smith. Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown. Exh. cat., Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Provincetown, 2018, pp. 13, 74 (ill.).