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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 154

    Ellsworth Kelly (b. 1923)

    Briar

    Price Realised  

    Ellsworth Kelly (b. 1923)
    Briar
    signed 'Kelly' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated 'BRIAR 6 28 AUG 1960 Kelly' (on the reverse)
    graphite on paper
    28½ x 22½ in. (72.4 x 57.2 cm.)
    Drawn in 1960.


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    Provenance

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1969


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND JEAN SHOENBERG


    Exhibited

    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970, October 1969-February 1970, p. 51, no. 194.