Indian Summer


Helen Frankenthaler, American, b. New York City, 1928–2011

Acrylic on canvas, 93 1/2 x 93 5/8in. (237.5 x 237.8cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.120

Jh Purchased From Rubin Gallery, Lawrence, New York 1968

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Gravity's Edge," 7 February-15 June 2014, no cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. Annual Report: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (1968) p. 222.
ASHTON, DORE. "Retrospective/Perspective 1961-74," Arts Magazine v. 49
(September 1974) p. 36.
WOMEN'S PROGRAM OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. Women Artists: A Checklist of Works in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), ill.
ELDERFELD, JOHN. Frankenthaler (New York: Harry Abrams, 1989) p. 198.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (Second Generation)/Formalist Abstraction