Ellsworth Kelly - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 15, 2009 | Phillips

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    Gemini G.E.L. 1886

  • 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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Lithograph in red, on wove paper, with full margins,
I. 37 1/4 x 24 in. (94.6 x 61 cm);
S. 47 1/2 x 36 1/8 in. (120.7 x 91.8 cm)

signed and numbered 39/45 in pencil (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), in excellent condition, framed.

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $9,375

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York