Ellsworth Kelly - Editions New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 263; Richard Axsom 72

  • 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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Four Panels

Screenprint in colors, on Arjomari paper, with full margins,
I. 28 5/8 x 53 7/8 in. (72.7 x 136.8 cm);
S. 36 3/4 x 61 3/4 in. (93.3 x 156.8 cm)

signed and numbered 1/50 in pencil (there were also 9 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), a crescent shaped crease at upper left margin, the palest time staining, otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for $13,750


8 June 2010
New York