Description

    ELLSWORTH KELLY (American b. 1923)
    Wall, 1979
    Etching and aquatint on 300-gram Arches Cover paper
    31.5 x 28 inches (80 x 71.1 cm) (sheet)
    16-1/8 x 13-7/8 inches (40.9 x 35.2 cm) (image)
    Ed. 41/50 Signed lower right in pencil, numbered lower left in pencil
    Stamped lower right with Tyler Graphics, Ltd. blind stamp
    Published by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York (322: EK29)

    Provenance:
    Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York;
    Acquired in 1980 by Jeffrey Weiss, Dallas, Texas

    Literature:
    "Prints and Photographs," Print Collector's Newsletter, 1979, 93
    Judith Goldman, "Printmaking: The Medium Isn't the Message Anymore," ARTNews, vol. 76, no. 7 (September 1980), 85
    Richard Field and Daniel Rosenfeld, Prints by Contemporary Sculptors, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1982, 6
    Clifford Ackley, Thomas Krens, and Deborah Menaker, The Modern Art of the Print: Selections from the Collection of Lois and Michael Torf, Williams College of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1984, 26
    Judith Goldman, Twentieth-Century American Printmakers, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1985, 13
    Richard Axsom, The Prints of Ellsworth Kelly. A Catalogue Raisonné, Hudson Hills Press, New York, 1987, no. 177


    Condition Report*:

    Overall very good condition with full margins.

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