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Property of a Private Collection, Dallas, Texas

Josef Albers

Study for Homage to the Square: Soaring

Auction Closed

May 13, 09:05 PM GMT

Estimate

450,000 - 650,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Private Collection, Dallas, Texas

Josef Albers

1888 - 1976

Study for Homage to the Square: Soaring


incised with the artist's monogram and date 58; signed, titled, dated 1958 and and variously inscribed on the reverse

oil on Masonite

30 by 30 in. 76.2 by 76.2 cm.

framed: 30 ⅝ by 30 ⅝ in. 77.8 by 77.8 cm.


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 1958.1.100.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Connecticut (acquired from the above in August 1961)
Thence by descent to the present owner