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  • Provenance

    Courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

  • 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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SOLD TO BENEFIT BAM (BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC) ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY

265

Blue Yellow Red

1990
lithograph on Rives BFK
37 x 36 in. (94 x 91.4 cm)
Signed and numbered "AP 12/25, Kelly" lower margin. This work is artist's proof number 12 from an edition of 25 artist's proofs.

Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $5,000

Contemporary Art Day Sale

Contemporary Art Day
11 May 2012
New York