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    Gemini G.E.L. 1887
    Richard Axsom 297

  • 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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Purple

2001
Lithograph in purple, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 37 x 23 in. (94 x 58.4 cm)
S. 46 3/4 x 36 in. (118.7 x 91.4 cm)

signed and numbered 8/45 in pencil (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamps), framed.

Estimate
$9,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $18,750

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New York Auction 26 October 2015