Gray Variation, from Second Curve Series

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 595; Richard Axsom 115

  • Artist Bio

    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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Gray Variation, from Second Curve Series

1973-75
Lithograph with intaglio and debossing, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 29 x 29 in. (73.7 x 73.7 cm)
S. 39 3/8 x 39 in. (100 x 99.1 cm)

Signed and numbered 24/27 in pencil (there were also 11 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), unframed.

Estimate
$1,000 - 1,500 

sold for $2,250

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 23 April 2019