Ellsworth Kelly
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (front cover)
1958

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

An original one page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (front cover)", 1958. Made for Kelly's first ever collaboration with Derriere Le Miroir No. 110 in October - November, 1958. This lithograph was derived from a collage of 1958, EK No.58.51. Published in conjunction with his first one-man show show at Galerie Maeght, Paris. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris, in the Editions Pierre a Feu, the issue is unsigned and unnumbered. The installment of Derriere le miroir effectively represents Kelly's first color printmaking activity and reflects a return to color in the artist's paintings of late 1958 - 1959, after a period of predominantly black and white work. The imagery Kelly provided for the issue relates to the geometric and organic figure - ground paintings of 1954-58. Reference: "The Prints of Ellsworth Kelly: A Catalogue Raisonee: (Axsom I.a, page 175). Sheet size: 15" x 11.125". Being a front cover page, there is some wear associated with age and handling. Very good condition.

In October 1945, the French art dealer Aimé Maeght opens his art gallery at 13 Rue de Téhéran in Paris. His beginning coincides with the end of Second World War and the return of a number of exiled artists back to France. The magazine Derriere Le Miroir was created in October 1946 and published without interruption until 1982. Maeght's ambition in establishing his print shop and his publication magazine Derriere Le Miroir was to make available to a broader audience less expensive printed imagery by the artists of his time, many whom were represented by his Paris gallery. Its original articles and illustrations (mainly original color lithographs by the gallery artists) were famous at the time.

The magazine covered only the artists exhibited by Maeght gallery either through personal or group exhibitions. Among them are (in alphabetical order): Henri-Georges Adam, Pierre Alechinsky, Bacon, Jean Bazaine, Georges Braque, Pol Bury, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Roger Chastel, Eduardo Chillida, Alberto Giacometti, Vassily Kandinsky, Ellsworth Kelly, Fernand Léger, Lindner, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Jacques Monory, Pablo Palazuelo, Paul Rebeyrolle, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Saul Steinberg, Pierre Tal-Coat, Antoni Tapies, Raoul Ubac, Bram van Velde.

Ellsworth Kelly (May 31, 1923 – December 27, 2015) was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and minimalism. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing simplicity of form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland. Kelly often employed bright colors. He lived and worked in Spencertown, New York.

Details

  • Movement & Style
    Minimalist
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    15 in. H x 11.13 in. W
  • Dealer Location
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU12122114563
Contact The Seller
Typical Response Time: 1 hour
1stdibs seller since 2015
Located in Charlottesville, VA

More from this Seller

Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 10, 11)
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 10, 11)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original double page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) "Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 10, 11)', 1958. Made for Kelly's first ever col...
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 6)
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 6)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original one page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) "Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 6)", 1958. Made for Kelly's first ever collaborati...
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 7)
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 7)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original one page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) "Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (page 7)", 1958. Made for Kelly's first ever collaborati...
Red, Yellow, Blue
Red, Yellow, Blue
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original lithograph exhibition poster on wove paper after American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "Red, Yellow, Blue", 2005. This poster was produced for Kelly's special e...
Galerie Adrien Maeght
Galerie Adrien Maeght
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original lithograph exhibition poster by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "Galerie Adrien Maeght", 1964. Printed and published by Maeght Editeur, Paris, on the occa...
Red, Yellow, Blue (Les Ateliers de La Modernite)
Red, Yellow, Blue (Les Ateliers de La Modernite)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph, Offset Print
An original offset-lithograph exhibition poster after American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "Red, Yellow, Blue (Les Ateliers de La Modernite)", 2005. This poster was produc...
Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 4, 13)
Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 4, 13)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original double page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) "Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 4, 13)", 1964. In the fall of 1964, Kelly creat...
Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 8,9)
Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 8,9)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original double page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "Derrière Le Miroir No. 149 (page 8,9)", 1964. Made for Kelly's 2nd collab...
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (back cover)
Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (back cover)
Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph
An original one page lithograph on smooth wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) "Derrière Le Miroir No. 110 (back cover)", 1958. Made for Kelly's first ever collabo...
White and Black
White and Black
Ellsworth Kelly
Screen Print
An original signed screenprint with embossing on Special Arjomari paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "White and Black", 1972. Limited edition: 75 and 9 artist's...
Monochrome Bleu (IKB 3)
Monochrome Bleu (IKB 3)
Yves Klein
Lithograph
A vintage exhibition poster (lithograph on Arches paper) after French artist Yves Klein (1928-1962) titled "Monochrome Bleu (IKB 3)", 1989. Made for the Centre Georges Pompidou, Nationa...
Sculpture Whitney Museum of American Art
Sculpture Whitney Museum of American Art
(after) Ellsworth Kelly
Lithograph, Offset Print
A large original offset-lithograph exhibition poster on wove paper by American artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) titled "Sculpture Whitney Museum of American Art", 1982. This poster wa...