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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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[Color variant in yellow] of Black with White (Noir avec Blanc), from Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs

1964-65
Lithograph in yellow, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 19 x 15 in. (48.3 x 38.1 cm)
S. 35 x 23 1/2 in. (88.9 x 59.7 cm)

Signed and inscribed 'HC for Tom' in pencil (an hors commerce and color variant, the edition in black was 75), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.

Estimate
$6,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $10,000

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Editions and Works on Paper Including Works from the Piero Crommelynck Collection

New York Auction 18 April 2017