• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    Anni Albers (1899-1994)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Anni Albers (1899-1994)
    Untitled
    pictorial weaving in cotton and bast
    25½ x 15 in. (64.8 x 38.1 cm.)
    Executed in 1950.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of works by Anni Albers being prepared by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation (1950.12.2).

    Provenance

    John Cage, New York, gift of the artist


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham, Sold to Benefit the Merce Cunningham Trust


    Exhibited

    Washington D.C., Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, The Woven and Graphic Art of Anni Albers, June 1985-January 1986, p. 94, no. 55 (illustrated).
    Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Anni Albers, March-May 1999, p.49, no. 45 (illustrated).
    Bottrop, Josef Albers Museum, Anni Albers, June-August 1999, p.49, no. 45 (illustrated).
    Paris, Muse des Arts Dcoratifs, Anni Albers, September-December 1999, p.49, no. 45 (illustrated).
    New York, The Jewish Museum, Anni Albers, February-June 2000, p.49, no. 45 (illustrated).