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    Larry Bell (b. 1939)
    ELIN 56 (Ellipse with insert), 1982
    Aluminum and silicon monoxide on Stonehenge paper with a Stonehenge insert
    53 x 34-1/2 inches (134.6 x 87.6 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dated lower center: L Bell '82

    Unicorn Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, 1983;
    Private collection, California.

    Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, "On the Ellipse, Works by Larry Bell," March 5-May 1, 1982;
    Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Larry Bell: New Work," June 18-August 15, 1982;
    Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, "Larry Bell: New Work," October 13-December 19, 1982.

    We wish to thank the Larry Bell Studio for cataloguing assistance.

    Condition Report*: Tabbed to mount via upper corners verso; there do not appear to be any major condition issues; framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 54.5 X 37.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    May, 2018
    24th Thursday
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