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1923 - 2015
Black (Axsom 4)
signed Kelly (lower right) and numbered 11/75 (lower left)
lithograph on Rives BFK wove paper
35⅛ by 24 in.
89.2 by 61 cm.
Executed in 1964-65; this example is number 11 from an edition of 75 plus 10 artist's proofs, published by Maeght Editeur, Paris.
This work is in good condition overall. The sheet is hinged at the upper corners of the reverse to the backing board. The upper, left and right edges of the sheet are deckled. There are scatted unobtrusive pale fox marks including to the black areas and the margin. There is a minor handling crease in the lower half visible under raking light. There are areas of surface imperfections to the black field, more visible under raking light. Framed under Plexiglas.
Framed dimensions: 37½ by 26½ in. (95.3 by 67.3 cm.)
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Collection of Douglas S. Cramer, New York
Richard Axsom, The Prints of Ellsworth Kelly, New York, no. 4