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    Gemini G.E.L. 1889; Richard Axsom 298

  • 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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Diptych: Dark Blue/Dark Green

2001
The complete set of two lithographs in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
a I. 26 7/8 x 25 7/8 in. (68.4 x 66 cm)
b I. 26 7/8 x 26 3/4 in. (68.3 x 67.8 cm)
both S. 41 1/8 x 39 7/8 in. (104.6 x 101.3 cm)

both signed, annotated 'A/B' and 'B/B' respectively and numbered 45/45 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps and accompanying signed print documentation), both framed.

Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

Contact Specialist
Kelly Troester – Modern Editions
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