Orange over Green (Orange sur vert), from Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs

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  • Provenance

    Gift of the artist to his older brother and sister-in-law
    By descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Richard Axsom 27

  • Artist Bio

    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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Orange over Green (Orange sur vert), from Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs

1964-65
Lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 20 3/8 x 15 5/8 in. (51.8 x 39.7 cm)
S. 35 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (89.2 x 60 cm)

Signed and dedicated 'Artist's Proof for Allan & Francis' in pencil (one of 4 artist's proofs, the edition was 75), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.

Estimate
$3,000 - 5,000 

sold for $7,500

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 23 April 2019