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1977

  • Work on this object began.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Carnegie Mansion Embellisment

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Helen Frankenthaler and made for Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. It is dated 1977 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is print, brush and acrylic, color pencil, pastel on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Helen Frankenthaler. It is credited Gift of Helen Frankenthaler.

Its dimensions are

45.7 × 63.7 cm (18 in. × 25 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Frankethaler '77

Cite this object as

Drawing, Carnegie Mansion Embellisment; Designed by Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011); print, brush and acrylic, color pencil, pastel on paper; 45.7 × 63.7 cm (18 in. × 25 1/16 in.); Gift of Helen Frankenthaler; 1978-72-1

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