13 September 2006
Josef Albers (1898-1976)
Variant: Brown, Ochre, Yellow
signed with monogram and dated 'A47' (lower right); signed again, inscribed and dated 'Josef Albers painted in Mexico 1947' (on the reverse of the mount)
oil on paper laid down on board
18 x 23 1/8 in. (45.7 x 58.7 cm.)
Painted in 1947.
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
J.L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit, 1970
Andre Emmerich Gallery Inc., New York
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N. F. Weber, Josef Albers: a retrospective, exh. cat., Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1988, p. 230. no. 185 (illustrated).
New York, Andre Emmerich, Josef Albers, April-June 1995.
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Anni and Josef Albers Foundation.
Please note that this work is a study for the painting illustrated in the Guggenheim Museum Exhibition monograph and is not itself reproduced in the exhibition catalogue.
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