16 November 2006
Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Homage to the Square
signed with monogram and dated 'A57' (lower right)
oil on masonite
22 x 22 in. (55.9 x 55.9 cm.)
Painted in 1957.
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Edward Totah Gallery, London
Private collection, Milan
Private collection, Verona
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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G. Alviani, Josef Albers, Milan, 1988, p. 147, no. 214 (illustrated in color).
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Anni and Josef Albers Foundation.
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