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Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Gray instrumentation Ie 1974 Materials & Technique: prints, stencil colour screenprint printed from three screens in medium blue-grey, dark brown-grey and light blue-grey Support: white, wove, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof Ib
Edition: edition of 36: plus 10 AP; 2TP; RTP; PPI; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1974

Edition Notes: An original three colour screenprint printed from three screens in medium blue-grey, dark brown-grey and light blue-grey. Screen preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler. Proofing and edition printing by Tyler assisted by Charles Hanley.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers'"
Secondary Insc: entitled lower left corner, pencil "Gray Instrumentation Ie" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Trial Proof Ib"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] and Albers chop verso: stamped lower left corner, black ink "COPYRIGHT JOSEF ALBERS 1974 JA 112" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JA 74 112"
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 48.0 h x 48.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 23; Tyler Graphics documentation, 1974.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.45.1
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy