Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Property from the Collection of Courtney Sale Ross
Josef Albers (1888-1976)

Study for Homage to the Square: Terrestrial II

Details
Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Study for Homage to the Square: Terrestrial II
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 60' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Terrestrial" II Albers 1960' (on the reverse)
oil on Masonite
32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.)
Painted in 1960.
Provenance
The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, Connecticut
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
The Mayor Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990
Exhibited
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Albers, October 1989.
Post lot text
The work is registered in the catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Josef Albers as 1976.1.797.

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"Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature. I prefer to see with closed eyes." -- Josef Albers
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