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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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Orange over Green (Orange sur Vert), from the Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs

1964-65
Lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 20 3/8 x 15 5/8 in. (51.8 x 39.7 cm)
S. 35 x 23 5/8 in. (88.9 x 60 cm)

signed and numbered 62/75 in pencil (there were also 4 artist's proofs), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.

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$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $6,875

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New York Auction 25 April 2016