Ellsworth Kelly - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Gemini G.E.L. 1929
    Richard Axsom 303

  • 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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Green Curve (G. 1929, A. 303)

Lithograph in green, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 13 x 8 5/8 in. (33 x 21.9 cm)
S. 19 3/8 x 15 in. (49.2 x 38.1 cm)

Signed and numbered 87/100 in pencil (there were also 18 artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles to benefit the Beyeler Museum, Basel, Switzerland (with their blindstamps and inkstamp on the reverse), unframed.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $9,525

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 18 - 20 April 2023