Ellsworth Kelly - Evening & Day Editions New York Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 238; Richard Axsom 69

  • 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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Yellow/Black, from Series of Ten Lithographs

Lithograph in colors, on Special Arjomari paper, with full margins,
I. 30 1/2 x 22 5/8 in. (77.5 x 57.5 cm)
S. 40 1/4 x 35 3/4 in. (102.2 x 90.8 cm)

signed and annotated `Printers Proof II' in pencil (the edition was 75 and 9 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $4,750

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Evening & Day Editions

New York Auction 28 October 2014 11am & 5:30pm