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Dawn After the Storm

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Frankenthaler was one of the most important practitioners of color-field painting, a movement known for its pioneering use of synthetic paint often applied to canvas by dripping or soaking the cloth in pigment. Her experiments with staining techniques aroused the interest of artists Morris Louis...

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Provenance

The artist; with André Emmerich Gallery Inc., New York; to MFA, Boston, 1976

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Helen Frankenthaler / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1957

Dimensions

167 x 177.8 cm (65 3/4 x 70 in.)

Accession Number

1976.141

Medium or Technique

Oil and alkyd on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Paintings