Ellsworth Kelly - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 23, 2008 | Phillips

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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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Suite of Plant Lithographs: Grapefruit (Pamplemousse)

Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 26 x 18 in. (66 x 45.7 cm)
S. 35 1/4 x 24 1/8 in. (89.5 x 61.3 cm)

signed and numbered 39/75 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Maeght Editeur, Paris, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $6,250

Modern and Contemporary Editions

23 Nov 2008, 2pm
New York