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CALIFORNIA STRAIGHT AHEAD: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. DAVID SANDERS AND PROFESSOR JESSE DUKEMINIER

Josef Albers
STUDY TO HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: RED LEGEND
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 USD
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CALIFORNIA STRAIGHT AHEAD: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. DAVID SANDERS AND PROFESSOR JESSE DUKEMINIER

Josef Albers
STUDY TO HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: RED LEGEND
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

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New York

Josef Albers
1888 - 1976
STUDY TO HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: RED LEGEND
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 59; signed, titled, dated 1959 and variously inscribed on the reverse
oil on Masonite
30 by 30 in. 76.2 by 76.2 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 1959.1.40.

Provenance

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1962)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Albers: Homage to the Square, November - December 1959

Catalogue Note

“An element added to an element must produce besides its sum at least one interesting relationship. The more different relationships that arise and the more intensive they are, the more elements enhance one another, the more valuable the result.” Josef Albers 

Contemporary Curated

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New York