Ellsworth Kelly - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gift of the artist

  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 1890
    Richard Axsom 300

  • 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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Property from a Distinguished Curator’s Collection

191

Orange (G. 1890, A. 300)

2001
Lithograph in orange, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 36 1/2 x 36 1/2 in. (92.7 x 92.7 cm)
S. 40 1/4 x 39 5/8 in. (102.2 x 100.6 cm)

Signed and numbered 'AP 4/10' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 45), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

Estimate
$6,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $21,420

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 19 - 21 April 2022