Property of an Important Collector
1888 - 1976
STUDY TO HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: WELCOME
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 57; signed, titled, dated 1957 and variously inscribed on the reverse
oil on Masonite
18 by 18 in. 45.7 by 45.7 cm.
framed: 18½ by 18½ in. 47 by 47 cm.
This work is in good condition overall. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a condition report prepared by Modern Art Conservation. Framed.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
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 JAAF 1957.1.101.
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Baltimore Museum of Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Baltimore
Private collection, Baltimore
Thence by descent to the present owner
Baltimore Museum of Art, Sales and Rental Gallery 20 Year Review, October - November 1974