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Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Gray instrumentation Ik 1974 Materials & Technique: prints, stencil three colour screenprint printed from three screens in pale grey-violet, light grey-green and light green-grey Support: white, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof Ib
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: An original three colour screenprint printed from three screens in pale grey-violet, light grey-green and light green-grey. Screen preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler. Proofing and edition printing by Charles Hanley assisted by Igor Zakowortny.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Gray Instrumentation Ik" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Trial Proof Ib"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Albers chop embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: stamped lower left corner, black ink "COPYRIGHT JOSEF ALBERS 1974 JA 110" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JA 74 110"
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 28.1 w cm sheet 48.2 h x 48.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 42; Tyler Graphics documentation (1975)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.907.11
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy