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Ellsworth Kelly

Dark Red-Violet Panel

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May 20, 10:17 PM GMT


180,000 - 250,000 USD

Lot Details


Ellsworth Kelly

1923 - 2015

Dark Red-Violet Panel

signed and stamped with the title, date 1982 and number 1/9 (on a plaque affixed to the reverse)

painted aluminum

29¾ by 29½ in.

75.6 by 75 cm.

Executed in 1982, this work is number 1 from an edition of 9.

Castelli Graphics, New York
Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 2003)
Mnuchin Gallery, New York 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Carter Ratcliff, Ellsworth Kelly at Gemini 1979-1982, Los Angeles, 1982, no. EK81-2069, n.p., illustrated 
St. Louis, Greenberg Gallery, Ellsworth Kelly: Painted Wall Sculptures, 1982 (another example exhibited)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture, 1982-1983, no. 123, pp. 172 and 190, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Palm Springs Art Museum, Frederick R. Weisman Foundation Collection of Contemporary Art, 1984, no. 24 (another example exhibited)
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle Art Museum; Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins, Museum of Art; Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Osaka, National Museum of Art; Yonago City Museum of Art; Tokyo, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Gemini G.E.L.: Art and Collaboration, 1984-1989, no. 55, pp. 141 and 143, (another example exhibited)
Paris, Centre national des arts Plastiques, Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, 1986 (another example exhibited)
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Colors and Forms: Ellsworth Kelly, 1997 (another example exhibited)
London, ARCHEUS, The Unseen Hand: Minimalism & Anonymity, 2005 (another example exhibited)
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L., 2015-2016 (another example exhibited)