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Red Yellow Blue V, 1968

Ellsworth Kelly, American, b. Newburgh, New York, 1923–2015

Oil on canvas, 89 x 166 1/2 in. (226 x 422.9 cm) [irreg.]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn by Exchange, 2007

Accession Number: 07.2

Provenance:
Frank H. Porter, Cleveland
(sold at auction, New York, early 2000s)
Ellsworth Kelly (purchased at auction; offered to HMSG through his dealer)
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, to 22 January 2007
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn by Exchange, 2007
VJF 6/08

Exhibition History:
SIDNEY JANIS GALLERY, New York. "Paintings and Sculpture by Ellsworth Kelly," 7 October-2 November 1968, no. 3.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Ellsworth Kelly," 10 September-4 November 1973, no. 39, pp. 80-81. TOUR: PASADENA ART MUSEUM, 14 January-3 March 1974; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 30 March-19 May; DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 17 June-4 August.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Geometric Abstraction