Ellsworth Kelly - Under the Influence New York Monday, March 31, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

  • Exhibited

    New York, Joni Moisant Weyl, Ellsworth Kelly: The Rivers, October 25 - December 8, 2007 (another example exhibited)

  • Artist Biography

    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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The River

12-color lithograph clear coated and mounted on aluminum panel.
40 x 109 in. (101.6 x 276.9 cm).
Signed "Kelly" and numbered of 12 lower right. This work is from an edition of 12.

$30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for $31,000

Under the Influence

31 Mar 2008, 10am & 2pm
New York