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Ellsworth Kelly

Dark Red-Violet Panel

Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly

Dark Red-Violet Panel

Dark Red-Violet Panel

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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.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. The surface is smooth and clean. There is evidence of extremely minor wear and handling to the edges and corners. Under extremely close inspection and raking light, there are a few unobtrusive and superficial surface scratches scattered throughout. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.


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.

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)