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Josef Albers
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Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 495,000 USD
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179
Josef Albers
STUDY FOR HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 495,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Josef Albers
1888 - 1976
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signed with the artist's monogram and dated 61
oil on commercially prepared aluminum artist’s panel
19 7/8 by 19 7/8 in. 50.5 by 50.5 cm.
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This work will be included in the Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings by Josef Albers currently being prepared by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and is registered under 1961.1.160.

Provenance

Private Collection
Christie's, London, 6 April 1989, Lot 577
Private Collection
Private Collection, Europe 
Christie's, London, 25 June 2004, Lot 175 
Vedovi Gallery, Paris and Brussels 
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Catalogue Note

"Instead of art I have taught philosophy. Though technique for me is a big word, I never have taught how to paint. All my doing was to make people to see."

Josef Albers

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