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Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

White line square VIII 1966
Collection Title: the 'White line squares' series 1966
Title Notes: 015-017
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from three aluminium plates Support: cream, wove, mouldmade, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: bon a tiér
Edition: edition of 125: plus 10 AP; TP; RTP; PPII; 2GEL; 2CTP; C
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1966

Edition Notes: Collaboration with artist and supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Processing and proofing by Tyler. Edition printing by Bernard Bleha. Three colours printed: transparent grey, transparent blue-grey, umber black.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "bon à tirer"
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "Transparent black umber center it seems it has the lighter umber framed"
Dimensions: sheet 52.6 h x 52.6 w cm image 40.0 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini GEL catalogue (1984), 9.
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1326
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy