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Property from the Collection of Susanne & Franklin Konigsberg

Ellsworth Kelly


Auction Closed

May 20, 12:35 AM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Collection of Susanne & Franklin Konigsberg

Ellsworth Kelly

1923 - 2015


oil on canvas

68 ½ by 71 ¾ in.

174 by 182.2 cm.

Executed in 1959.



1923 - 2015年



68 ½ x 71 ¾ 英寸;174 x 182.2 公分


Betty Parsons and David Herbert Galleries, New York

Acquired from the above in 1959 by the present owner 

James Fitzsimmons, ed., "The United States at the Sao Paulo Bienal," Art International, Christmas 1961, p. 62, illustrated in color

James Fitzsimmons, ed., Art International, Vol. 4, 1962, p. 30 (text)

Yoshiaki Tono, "Two Decades of American Paintings," Mizue, October 1966, n.p. illustrated in color

John Coplans, Ellsworth Kelly, New York, 1968, no. 25, pp. 31, 62-63, p. 66 (text), p. 69, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., Providence, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, The Albert Pilavin Collection: Twentieth-Century American Art, 1969, p. 21 (text)

Dorothy Miller, ed., Americans 1942-1963, New York, 1973, p. 33, illustrated

Gary BeBout, ed. Southwest Art, Volume 3, Issues 1-10, 1973, p. 43, illustrated 

The New York Times Book Review, Vol. 80, 1975, p. 35 (text)

Exh. Cat., Cambridge, Harvard University Art Museum (and travelling), Drawing is another kind of language: Recent American Drawings from a New York Private Collection, 1997, p. 100 (text)

Exh. Cat., New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly: Drawings 1960-1962, 1999, p. 7 (text)

Harry Cooper, An Intense Detachment: Ellsworth Kelly's Line Form Color, Boston, 1999, p. 9 (text)

Wendy Beckett, Sister Wendy’s American Masterpieces, New York, 1999, p. 62-63, illustrated in color

Jean-Pierre Criqui, ed., Les Cahiers du Musée national d'art moderne, Iss. 79, Paris, Spring 2002, p. 69, illustrated, p. 70 (text)

Claudine Humblet, La Nouvelle Abstraction Américaine, 1950-1970, Vol. 1, Paris, 2003, p. 532, illustrated in color, pp. 555, 579 (text)

Exh. Cat., Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole: Walker Art Center Collections, 2005, p. 316 (text)

Bice Curiger, ed., Parkett, No. 74, 2005, p. 60 (text)

Tricia Paik, Ellsworth Kelly, London, 2015, pp. 110, 118-119, 184, 339 (text), p. 145, illustrated in color

Tamara Trodd, The Art of Mechanical Reproduction: Technology and Aesthetics From Duchamp to the Digital, Chicago, 2015, p. 127 (text)

Joe Graham, Serial Drawing: Space, Time and the Art Object, London, 2021, p. 128 (text) 

New York, David Herber Gallery, Initial Exhibition, 1959, no. 6, n.p., illustrated in color

New York, Museum of Modern Art, Sixteen Americans, 1959-1960, p. 33, illustrated, p. 91 (text)

São Paulo, Museo de Arte Moderna, Bienal VI: Estados Unidos 1961, 1962, no. 99, p. 27, illustrated in color

Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art; Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art; New Delhi, Lalit Kala Academy; Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria; Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Two Decades of American Painting, 1967, no. 39, p. 57, illustrated in color 

Pasadena Art Museum, Painting in New York: 1944 to 1969, 1969-1970, no. 7, p. 28, illustrated in color

New York, Museum of Modern Art, Ellsworth Kelly, 1973, pp. 21, 73 (text), p. 70, illustrated

New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; London, Tate Gallery; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Ellsworth Kelly: A Retrospective, 1996-1998, no. 38, p. 30 (text), pp. 138-139, illustrated in color