12 February 2009
Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Study for Homage to the Square: Daybreak
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Daybreak" Study for Homage to the Square Albers 1962' (on the reverse)
oil on masonite
16 x 16in. (41 x 41cm.)
Painted in 1962
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris.
Galleria Arte Centro, Milan.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Josef Albers Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by the Anni and Josef Albers Foundations and is registered as number 1962.1.2.
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