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Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Price Realised: USD 52500.00
Estimate : USD 10,000 - 15,000

Josef Albers (1888-1976)
signed 'Josef Albers' (on the reverse)
gouache on paper board
3 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. (9.5 x 9.5 cm.)
Painted in 1967.


Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
Private collection
Private collection, by descent from the above
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 22 June 2007, lot 372
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


Segovia, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, El Expresionismo Abstracto Americano en las Colecciones Españolas, October 2003-January 2004, p. 54 (illustrated).

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

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The paper board is hinged at the corners to the backing board. A few artist's voids are visible occasionally, more notably near the edges of the squares. Faint nascent cracks are visible near center. There is no apparent inpainting visible under ultraviolet light.

Lot Essay

The work is registered in the catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Josef Albers as 1111.2.4.

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