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About This Artwork
Plate Four, from The Mallarmé Suite, 1992
Lithograph in black on white wove paper
739 x 548 mm
Gift of the artist, 1993.204.4
Axsom 266.4© Ellsworth Kelly
Prints and Drawings
Not on Display
Though these four prints comprise Kelly’s Mallarmé Suite, they owe little visually to their poetic sources. Their simple design masks the complexity of their creation, which perhaps alludes to Mallarmé’s ultimate goal of aesthetic transcendence.
— Exhibition label, The Artist and the Poet, February 1–June 2, 2013, Galleries 124–127.