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

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  • 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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Red Yellow Blue

Lithograph in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet,
8 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. (20.6 x 21.3 cm)
signed with initials and numbered 46/128 in pencil, printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their inkstamp on the reverse), included in the deluxe book Line Form Color, the book signed and numbered 46/100 in pencil on the last page, published to support the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, the lithograph loose and contained in the book, both in very good condition, contained in original gray paper covered slip case with title embossed on the front (minor scuffing).

$1,000 - 1,500 

Sold for $2,750


8 June 2010
New York