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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Exhibited

    Fort Worth Art Museum; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario; The Baltimore Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Kansas City, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Ellsworth Kelly: Works on Paper, September 13, 1987 - December 31, 1988, no. 85 (illustrated)
    New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly: Drawings 1960-1962, March 27 - May 15, 1999, no. 12 (illustrated)

  • 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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154

Untitled

inscribed and dated "1, 2, 3, 4 1960 60.81" on the reverse
pencil on paper
28 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (72.4 x 57.2 cm.)
Executed in 1960.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $52,500

Contact Specialist
John McCord
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New York
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York Auction 17 November 2016