• Post-War & Contemporary Art Mo auction at Christies

    Sale 2598

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    15 November 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 279

    Josef Albers (1888-1976)

    Homage to the Square: Gobelin

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    Josef Albers (1888-1976)
    Homage to the Square: Gobelin
    signed with artist's monogram and dated 'A 62' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Homage to the Square: "Gobelin" Albers 1962' (on the reverse)
    oil on masonite
    48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1962.


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

    Provenance

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Private collection, West Orange, New Jersey
    Private collection, Beverly Hills
    Oscar Piagentini, Inc., New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1976


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Paul and Helen Zuckerman Collection


    Exhibited

    New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Albers, March, 1963.