Ellsworth Kelly - Evening & Day Editions New York Thursday, November 1, 2012 | 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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Oranges, from Suite of Plant Lithographs

Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 22 x 20 3/4 in (55.9 x 52.7 cm);
S. 32 1/8 x 24 in (81.6 x 61 cm)

signed and annotated `A.P.' in pencil (one of 10 artist's proofs, the edition was 75), published by Maeght, Paris, pale mat staining, occasional minor soiling near the sheet edges, otherwise in very good condition, unframed.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $2,250

Evening & Day Editions

31 October & 1 November 2012
New York