Ellsworth Kelly

Concorde II (State)


In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Ellsworth Kelly 1923–2015
Etching and aquatint on paper
Image: 425 × 284 mm
Purchased 1986

Catalogue entry

This catalogue entry discusses a group of works; details of the individual work are given at the end of the introductory text.

Ellsworth Kelly born 1923

P77143 - P77145 The Concorde Series 1981-2

Three etchings with aquatint from a series of fourteen, various sizes, on Arches Cover paper, various sizes; printed by Doris Simmelink, Antony Zapeda, Jacob Samuels and Sarah Todd at Gemini GEL, Los Angeles, and published by Gemini GEL in an edition of l8
Various inscriptions
Purchased from Waddington Graphics (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Lit: Ruth E. Fine, Gemini G.E.L.: Art and Collaboration, Washington DC and New York 1984, pp.140-1; Richard H. Axsom, The Prints of Ellsworth Kelly, a Catalogue Raisonné, New York 1988, pp.152-9, repr. nos.195a, 197a and 199a

P77144 Concorde II (State)

Image size 425 x 284 (16 3/4 x 11 1/8) on paper 831 x 640 (32 3/4 x 25 1/4); plate-mark 425 x 283 (16 3/4 x 11 1/8)
Inscribed ‘Kelly' b.r. and ‘11/18 State' b.l.; inscribed ‘EK 81-3058A' on back b.l in another hand; printer's and publisher's stamp b.r. and on the back b.l.

See entry on P77145.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1984-86: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions Including Supplement to Catalogue of Acquisitions 1982-84, Tate Gallery, London 1988, pp.391-2

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