Locust (Acacia), from Suite of Plant Lithographs

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    Ellsworth Kelly

    American • 1923 - 2015

    Acting as a vital contributor to the Abstract movement, Ellsworth Kelly focused on color and composition. Becoming inspired by ornithology and the bold coloring of birds, Kelly used a two or three pigment color palette — painted flatly and geometrically — on his canvases. While living in Paris, the artist used Monet's late works as a base for experimenting with expressionism and serial work

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Locust (Acacia), from Suite of Plant Lithographs

1965-66
Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 13 x 27 in. (33 x 68.6 cm)
S. 24 x 35 1/4 in. (61 x 89.5 cm)

Signed and numbered 59/75 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.

Estimate
$7,000 - 10,000 

sold for $8,750

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New York Auction 24 April 2018