ELLSWORTH KELLY | FOUR PANELS (AXSOM 72)
Standards of Excellence: The Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg Collection
1923 - 2015
FOUR PANELS (AXSOM 72)
Screenprint in colors, 1970-71, signed in pencil and numbered 16/50, on Special Arjomari paper, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, and with their inkstamp on the verso, framed
image: 731 by 1374 mm 28¾ by 54⅛ in
sheet: 936 by 1574 mm 36⅞ by 62 in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from extremely faint discoloration at the sheet edges and a small spot of damp-stain at the lower sheet edge at left. There is a handling crease visible between the orange and the blue squares. A thin band of backboard-stain in the right margin on the verso is showing faintly through.
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