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Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

artist

  • United States of America from 1933

TYLER WORKSHOP LTD.

commenced 1973 – 1973

publisher (organisation)

Hardy HANSON

United States of America 1934 – 2012

STAMFORD TYPESETTING CORPORATION

(organisation)

A. COLISH INC.

printer (organisation)

Gray instrumentation II title page 1975 Description: Title page to series

Collection Title: the 'Gray instrumentation II' portfolio
Place made: Bedford Village, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic phototypositor text on Japanese Masa Dosa paper Support: white, wove, mouldmade, Japanese Masa Dosa paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: 36, plus 10 AP, 2 TP, RTP, PPI, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: A one colour lithograph in black. Gray instrumentation II, completed in 1975, is the second of a series of four screenprint portfoloios by Josef Albers containing 12 prints and interleaving pages of verse written by the artist. The portfolio text (title page, verse and colophon page) was designed by Hardy Hanson, set in Bodoni phototypositor typeface by Stamford Typesetting Corporation, and printed by A. Colish Inc. on Japanese Masa Dosa paper. Title page to 'Gray instrumentation II' series.
Dimensions: sheet 48.0 h x 48.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), pg.51; TGL print documentation, 1975
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1143.12
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy