Ellsworth Kelly - Editions & Works on Paper New York Monday, October 24, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 957
    Richard Axsom 192

  • 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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St. Martin Tropical Plant, from Eight Lithographs to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc. (G. 957, A. 192)

Lithograph, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 20 x 20 1/2 in. (50.8 x 52.1 cm)
S. 26 x 34 in. (66 x 86.4 cm)

Signed and numbered 32/50 in pencil (there were also 11 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (with their blindstamp), unframed.

$6,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $9,450

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24 - 26 October 2022