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

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    Gemini G.E.L. 1524

  • 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 colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm);
S. 37 x 35 7/8 in. (94 x 91.1 cm)

signed and numbered `AP 22/25' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 80), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps and the Ellsworth Kelly copyright stamp), an area of very pale soiling in the upper margin, otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $4,000

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York