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Siberian Iris

1989
Medium: Ink wash on paper
Sheet size: 30 x 23 inches
Signed in pencil, verso

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Colored Paper Image I (White Curve with Black I)

1976

Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp

Sheet size: 46 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches

Printer: Tyler Graphics Ltd.

Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York

Edition size: 20, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 141

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Colored Paper Image IX (Four Grays and Black)

1976
Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp
Sheet size: 45 3/4 x 32 inches
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York
Printer: Kenneth Tyler
Edition size: 18
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom149
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Colored Paper Image XII (Blue Curve with Brown and Gray)

1976
Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp
Sheet size: 46 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches
Printer: Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 152
Edition size: 20, plus proofs
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Colored Paper Image XIII (Yellow/Green/Black/Blue/Orange)

1976
Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp
Sheet size: 32 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches
Publisher: Tyler Graphics, Bedford, New York
Edition size: 23

Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 153

Signed and numbered in pencil lower margin

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Colored Paper Image XVI (Blue Yellow Red)

1980

Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp

Sheet size: 32 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches

Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford, New York

Edition size: 24

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Colored Paper Image XV (Dark Gray with Blue)

1976
Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp
Sheet size: 32 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches
Printer: Kenneth Tyler
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York
Edition size: 23, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 155
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Colored Paper Image III (Blue Black Curves)

1976
Medium: Colored and pressed paper pulp
Sheet size: 32 1/2 x 46 1/2 inches
Printer: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mt. Kisco, New York
Publisher: Tyler Graphics, Mt. Kisco, New York
Edition size: 21, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 143
Signed and numbered, lower margin

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Nine Squares

1977

Medium: Screenprint

Sheet size: 40 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches

Printer: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York

Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York

Catalog raisonné: Axsom 164

Edition: 44, plus proofs

Signed in pencil, lower margin

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Green Curve (State II)

1988

Medium: Lithograph on Arches 88 paper

Sheet size: 37 1/2 x 84 inches

Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles

Printer: Gemini G.E.L.

Edition size: 15

Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 223

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Blue Curve

1988
Medium: lithograph on Arches 88 paper
Sheet size: 37 1/2 x 84 inches
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Printer: Gemini G.E.L.
Edition size: 25, plus proofs
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 217
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Blue and Orange and Green

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 3/8 x 23 3/4 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 16
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
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Black with White

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 9
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Dark Blue with Red

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 x 23 3/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 10
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Orange with Blue

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 12
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Orange with Green

1964-65

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 13

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Green with Red

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 11
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Light Blue with Orange

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 14
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Yellow with Dark Blue

1964-65

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 34 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Art, Paris

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 15

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

 

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Black over Yellow

1964-65

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Yellow over Black

1964-1965
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 5/8 inches
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Printer: Imprimerie Marght, Levallois-Perret
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 23
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Yellow over Yellow

1964-1965
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Printer: Imprimerie Marght, Levallois-Perret
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 25
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Yellow

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 3/4 inches
Printer: Marcel Durassier at Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 5
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Blue over Green

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 3/4 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 26
Signed and numbered, lower margin

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Orange over Green

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 23 3/4 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 27
Signed and numbered, lower margin

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Blue and Green over Orange

1964-65

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 23 15/16 x 35 1/4 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 29

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Orange and Blue over Yellow

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 23 5/8 x 35 3/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 30
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Blue I

1973-75

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 39 5/8 x 38 7/8 inches

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Edition size: 23, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 104

Signed and numbered in pencil

 

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Green Curve with a Radius of 20'

1974
Medium: Lithograph with embossing
Sheet size: 36 3/4 x 36 inches
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Columbia University, New York
Edition aize: 100, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 101
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$14,000

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Purple Curve

1999
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 24 x 18 inches
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 35, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 287
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Green Curve

1999
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 26 3/4 x 20 inches
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 35, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 285
Signed and numbered, lower margin

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Red-Orange

1964-65
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 23 5/8 x 35 1/4 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 6
Signed and numbered, lower margin

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Black/Yellow

1970-72
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 34 x 39 3/4 inches
Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 55, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 83
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Green/White

1970-72
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 27 1/2 x 44 3/8 inches
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 60, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 81
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Orange/Green

1970
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 41 1/2 x 30 1/4 inches
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 64
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Blue Yellow Red

1970

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 42 1/2 x 30 inches

Printer: Gemini G.E.L.

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 61

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Blue Red-Orange Green

1970-71
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 42 1/2 x 30 inches
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L.
Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 64
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 75
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

$21,000

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Yellow/Red-Orange

1970

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 x 36 inches

Printer: Gemini G.E.L.

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Catalogue raissoné: Axsom 66

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Blue Green

1970
Medium:  Lithograph on Special Arjomari paper
Sheet size: 39 1/2 x 37 3/4 inches
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Printer: Gemini G.E.L.
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 65
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Blue Black

1970
Medium: Lithograph on special Arjomari paper
Sheet size: 36 x 34 1/2 inches
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Printer: Gemini G.E.L
Edition size: 75
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 67
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Yellow Black

1970
Medium: Lithograph on Special Arjomari paper
Sheet size: 41 3/8 x 36 inches
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Printer: Gemini G.E.L.
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 69
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Black/Brown

1970
Medium: Lithograph on Special Arjomari paper
Sheet size: 39 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches
Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 50, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 79
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Grape Leaves III

1973-74

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 47 1/4 x 31 1/2

Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Edition size: 50, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 96

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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String Bean Leaves I

1965-66

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 5/8 x 24 5/8 inches

Printer:  Imprimerie Arte, Paris

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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String Bean Leaves II

1965-66

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 5/8 x 24 5/8 inches

Printer:  Imprimerie Arte, Paris

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

$18,000

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Pear I

1965-66
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 34 5/8 x 23 3/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris
Publisher: Maeght Edteur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 45
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Pear II

1965-66

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 34 5/8 x 23 3/8 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris

Publisher: Maeght Edteur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 46

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Pear III

1965/66
Medium: Lithograph on Rives BFK white paper
Sheet size: 35 7/16 x 24 1/2 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 47
Signed and numbered, lower margin; titled, verso

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Camellia II

1964-65

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 5/8 x 24 1/4 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 42

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Camellia III

1964-65

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 35 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches

Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris

Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 43

Edition size: 75, plus proofs

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Melon Leaf

1965-66
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 35 5/8 x 24 3/4 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 44
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Peach Branch

1973-74
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 47 1/4 x 31 1/2 inches
Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 50, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 93
Signed and numbered, in pencil

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Dracena I

1983-85
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 43 x 31 1/2 inches
Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 212
Edition size: 30, plus proofs
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower right

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Dracena II

1983-85
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 43 x 31 1/2 inches
Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 213
Edition size: 30, plus proofs
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower right

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Oranges

1965-66
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 24 3/8 x 32 3/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Maeght, Levallois-Perret, France
Publisher: Maeght Editeur, Paris
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 55
Signed and numbered, lower margin

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Philodendron I

1984

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 25 x 36 inches

Printer: Gemini G.E.L.

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Edition size: 30, plus proofs

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 207

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

$22,000

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Leaves

1965-66
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 34 5/8 x 23 3/8 inches
Printer: Imprimerie Arte, Paris
Publisher: Maeght Edteur, Paris
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 32
Edition size: 75, plus proofs
Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Leaf VII

1978
Portfolio: Twelve Leaves
Medium: Lithograph on Arches 88 paper
Sheet size: 30 x 42 inches
Printer: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 172
Edition size: 20, plus proofs
Signed, titled, and numbered in pencil, lower right

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Leaf IX

1978
Medium: Lithograph
Sheet size: 29 3/4 x 42 3/8 inches
Publisher: Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles
Edition size: 20
Catalog Raisonné: Axsom 174
Signed, titled, and annotated

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Leaf X

1978

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 30 x 42 inches

Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Catalogue raisonné: Axsom 175

Edition size: 20, plus proofs

Signed and numbered in pencil, lower margin

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Leaf XI

1978

Medium: Lithograph

Sheet size: 30 x 42 inches

Printer: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Publisher: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

Edition size: 20, plus proofs

Signed, titled, and numbered in pencil, lower margin

$15,000

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Ellsworth Kelly Betty Parsons Gallery

1957
Medium: One-color offset lithograph from photo plate, printed in blue
Sheet size: 15 1/2 x 14 inches
Edition size: Unknown
Catalog raisonné: Axsom IIIb

Printed for the Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, on the occasion of a one-man exhibition, 23 September - 12 October 1957. The imagery is based on the painting Palm, 1957.
 

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Ellsworth Kelly Paintings 1951-1956

1956
Medium: One-color offset lithograph from photo plate, printed in black
Sheet size: 15 3/4 x 9 inches
Edition size: Unknown
Catalog raisonné: Axsom IIIa

Printed for the Betty Parsons gallery on the occasion of Kelly''s first one-man show at the Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Based on the painting South Ferry, 1956.
 

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Ellsworth Kelly was born in 1923, in Newburgh, New York. He studied at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 1948, Kelly went to France and enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In France, he discovered Romanesque art and architecture and Byzantine art. He was also introduced to Surrealism and Neo-Plasticism, which led him to experiment with automatic drawing and geometric abstraction.

Kelly abstracts the forms in his paintings from observations of the real world, such as shadows cast by trees or the spaces between architectural elements. In 1950, Kelly began to make shaped-wood reliefs and collages in which elements were arranged according to the laws of chance. He soon began to make paintings in separate panels as well as multipanel paintings. During the 1950s, he traveled throughout France and his first solo show took place at the Galerie Arnaud, Paris, in 1951.

Kelly returned to the United States in 1954. His first solo show in New York was held at the Betty Parsons Gallery in 1956, and three years later he was included in Sixteen Americans at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. In 1958, he also began to make freestanding sculptures.

Kelly's first retrospective was held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1973. Kelly's extensive work has been recognized in numerous retrospective exhibitions, including a sculpture exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, in 1982 and a career retrospective in 1996 organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Kelly lives in Spencertown, New York.

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