• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 61

    Josef Albers (1888-1976)

    Structural Constellation: Q-5

    Price Realised  

    Josef Albers (1888-1976)
    Structural Constellation: Q-5
    signed, titled and dated 'Structural Constellation Q-5 Albers 1954' (on the reverse)
    engraved Vinylite
    17 x 22 in. (43.1 x 55.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1954.


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    This work is registered at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation as 1954.8.2

    Provenance

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Private collection, New York
    Anon. sale; Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, 21 October 1976, lot 236
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Exhibited

    New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Acting Color: Albers, January-February 1955.
    New York, The Jewish Museum, Black and White, December 1963-February 1964.
    Princeton University, The Art Museum, Albers: Paintings and Graphics, 1917-1970, January 1971, no. 69.