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    Sale 2168

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    Josef Albers (1888-1976)

    Homage to the Square: R-I c-1

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    Josef Albers (1888-1976)
    Homage to the Square: R-I c-1
    signed with monogram and dated 'A69' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: R-I c-1 Albers 1969' (on the reverse)
    oil on masonite
    16 x 16 in. (40.6 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1969.

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


    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Maximilian Schell


    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Josef Albers at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition of His Paintings and Prints, 1971, p. 67, no. 85 (illustrated in color.)
    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Bauhaus-Archive Berlin, Josef Albers: A Retrospective, March-October 1988, no. 210 (illustrated in color).
    Munich, Museum Villa Stuck, Anni und Josef Albers, Eine Retrospektive, December 1989-February 1990, pp. 84 and 139, no. 113 (illustrated in color and on the cover of the catalogue).