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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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Black over Light Yellow

1964-65
Lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 22 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (57.2 x 39.4 cm)
S. 35 x 23 1/2 in. (88.9 x 59.7 cm)

Signed, and numbered 55/75 in pencil (there were also 6 artist's proofs), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.

Estimate
$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $6,875

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New York Auction 26 October 2016