Ellsworth Kelly - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Saturday, November 14, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 995; Richard Axsom 196

  • 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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Concorde I

Aquatint and etching, on Arches Cover paper, with full margins,
I. 16 3/4 x 11 1/8 in. (42.5 x 28.3 cm);
S. 32 3/4 x 25 1/4 in. (83.2 x 64.1 cm)

signed and annotated `SP I state' in pencil (a special proof, the edition was 18 and 9 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), minor surface soiling, a spot of soiling at the left center margin, otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $4,750

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York