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Ellsworth Kelly (1923 - 2015)

Lot 63: Ellsworth Kelly , b. 1923 Black White (EK400) oil on canvas in two joined panels

Sotheby's

May 14, 2008
New York, NY, US

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Description

oil on canvas in two joined panels

Dimensions

95 x 70 1/2 in. 241.3 x 179.1 cm.

Exhibited

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Paintings and Sculpture by Ellsworth Kelly, October - November 1968, cat. no. 13

Literature

Gregory Battock, "Art: It's too late to question the validity of paintings that are paintings of nothing," New York Free Press, October 10, 1968, illustrated
John Coplans, Ellsworth Kelly, New York, 1971, pl. 199, illustrated in color (incorrectly dated 1967)

Provenance

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf (acquired from the above in 1969)
Geertjan Visser, Antwerp (acquired from the above in 1969)
Greenberg Gallery, Saint Louis
Young-Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1981

Notes

Painted in 1968.
PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION

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