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Cowboy by ELLSWORTH KELLY
ELLSWORTH KELLY

(AMERICAN, 1923 - 2015)

Cowboy

1958


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LOT #27

NOVEMBER 09, 2010

Sotheby's, New York

Contemporary Art Evening Auction (Sale N08678)


Cowboy Regular price: $179.99 $ 1,762,500 USD Premium1,762,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

44.88 in. (114.00 cm.) (height) by 43.31 in. (110.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed, dated 1958 and numbered 145 on the overlap; signed with initials and numbered 145 on the reverse

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Maeght, Ellsworth Kelly, October - November 1958.

Literature:

Eugene C. Goosen, "Ellsworth Kelly", Derrière le miroir, No. 110, October 1958, no. 14, illustrated Yvonne Hagen, "Galleries in Paris Full", New York Herald Tribune, October 29, 1958 Yves-Jean Mock, "Notes from Paris and London - Ellsworth Kelly at the Galerie Maeght", Apollo, December 1958 Exh. Cat., London, Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., Ellsworth Kelly, 1962 (text reference) Exh. Cat., New York, The Museum of Modern Art (and travelling), Ellsworth Kelly, New York, 1973, p. 86, illustrated Irving Sandler, The New York School: The Painters and Sculptors of the Fifties, New York, 1978, p. 222 (text reference) Vivien Raynor, "Ellsworth Kelly Keeps his Edge", Artnews, March 1983, p. 52, illustrated (incorrect orientation)

Provenance:

Galerie Maeght, Paris (acquired from the artist in 1958, EK145) Jacques Neubauer, Paris (acquired from the above in 1958) Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above) Acquired by the present owner from the above


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