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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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Camellia II, from Suite of Plant Lithographs

Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 23 3/4 x 20 1/2 in (60.3 x 52.1 cm);
S. 35 1/2 x 24 1/8 in (90.2 x 61.3 cm)

signed and numbered 52/75 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Maeght, Paris, hinge remains in places on the reverse of the sheet edges (with associated pale staining on the front), otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $8,750

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