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Artist: Ellsworth Kelly, American, 1923 - 2015

Charter

1959

Oil on canvas

242.6 x 152.4 cm (95 1/2 x 60 in.)
Gift of Helen W. Benjamin, in memory of Robert M. Benjamin
1966.143
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Dorothy Miller, Sixteen Americans, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1959), 28–33, 91–2.

Samuel Jones Wagstaff Jr., Continuity and Change – 45 American Abstract Painters and Sculptors, exh. cat. (Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum, 1962), no. 55.

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Abstract Expressionist and other Modern Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures, sale cat. (1964), 62, Lot 102, ill.

The Helen W. and Robert M. Benjamin Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1967), 39, no. 92, ill.

Irving Herschel Sandler, The New York School: The Painters and Sculptors of the Fifties (New York: Harper & Row, 1978), fig. 169.

Steven A. Nash, ed., A Century of Modern Sculpture: The Patsy and Raymond Nasher Collection (New York: Dallas Museum of Art, 1987), 202.

Michael Auping, Abstraction-Geometry-Painting: Selected Geometric Abstract Painting in America since 1945, exh. cat. (New York: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1989), 139, ill.

William C. Seitz and Marla Price, Art in the Age of Aquarius 1955-1970 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992), 23, ill.

“Design,” Artnews (March 2007): 114–16, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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