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146
Ellsworth Kelly
UNTITLED
Estimate
120,000180,000
LOT SOLD. 362,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
146
Ellsworth Kelly
UNTITLED
Estimate
120,000180,000
LOT SOLD. 362,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Ellsworth Kelly
1923 - 2015
UNTITLED
stamped with the artist's signature, date 1986 and number 2/9 on a plaque affixed to the reverse
polished stainless steel
24 5/8 by 30 in. 62.5 by 76.2 cm.
Executed in 1985-1986, this work is number 2 from an edition of 9, plus 4 artist's proofs.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Connecticut (acquired directly from the artist in 1995)
Thence by descent to the present owner in 2006

Exhibited

New York, Blum Helman Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly: Paintings and Sculptures. May - June 1986, cat. no. 15, illustrated (another example exhibited)
New York, Lorence Monk Gallery, Objects, July 1988 (another example exhibited)
New York, John Davis Gallery, Unpainted Metal, September - October 1988 (another example exhibited)
Los Angeles, Jack Glenn Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly - Wall Reliefs, Summer 1991 (another example exhibited)
Minneapolis, The Walker Art Center, Ellsworth Kelly: The Process of Seeing, October 1994 – February 1995, cat. no. 15, (another example exhibited)
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. The Odyssey of a Collector, March – March 1997, pp. 38-39, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
London, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, De Re Metallic, June – August 1997 (another example exhibited)
New York, Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant-Weyl, Reliefs and Other Wall Works, March - April 1999 (another example exhibited)
Edinburgh, Ingleby Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly Editions: 1972-2005, March - April 2006 (another example exhibited)

Literature

Exh. Cat., Cambridge, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, List Center for the Arts, Bakalar Sculpture Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly, Small Sculpture 1958-1987, 1987, pp. 16-17, illustrated 
Exh. Cat., London, Anthony d'Offay Gallery and New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Spencertown: Recent Paintings by Ellsoworth Kelly, 1994, n.p., illustrated
"Ellsworth Kelly Edinburgh," London Guardian, 18-24 March 2006, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Ellsworth Kelly In Between Spaces, Works 1956-2002, 2002, p. 6, illustrated
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gemini G.E.L. Online Catalogue Raisonné, cat. no. 28.157, illustrated in color

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