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

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 239; Richard Axsom 70

  • 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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Lithograph in yellow and orange, on Special Arjomari paper, with full margins,
I. 22 3/4 x 28 1/2 in. (57.8 x 72.4 cm);
S. 35 x 41 3/8 in. (88.9 x 105.1 cm)

signed and numbered 16/75 in pencil (there were also 9 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamp), pale scattered pin point foxing, an area of soiling in the the yellow shape, occasional soft rubbing and minor soiling in the margins, pale time staining, otherwise in good condition, unframed.

$3,000 - 5,000 


8 June 2010
New York