• First Open Post-War and Contem auction at Christies

    Sale 2294

    First Open Post-War and Contemporary Art

    11 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    Josef Albers (1888-1976)

    Adobe (Variant): New Mexico Black-Pink

    Price Realised  

    Josef Albers (1888-1976)
    Adobe (Variant): New Mexico Black-Pink
    signed and dated with monogram 'A47' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again '"N. M. Black-Pink" Albers '47' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    11½ x 23½ in. (29.2 x 59.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1947.


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    Provenance

    Bill Bass collection, Chicago
    By descent to the present owner


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Anni and Josef Albers Foundation.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Bill Bass, Chicago


    Exhibited

    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Josef Albers: A Retrospective, March-July 1988, p. 229, pl. 184 (illustrated in color).