Ellsworth Kelly - Editions & Works on Paper New York Monday, October 24, 2022 | 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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Orange over Blue (Orange sur Bleu), from Suite of Twenty-Seven Color Lithographs (A. 28)

Lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (52.1 x 40 cm)
S. 35 1/4 x 23 7/8 in. (89.5 x 60.6 cm)

Signed and numbered 16/75 in pencil (there were also 7 artist's proofs), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $13,860

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24 - 26 October 2022