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Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Gray instrumentation IIa 1975
Collection Title: the 'Gray instrumentation II' series 1975
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil four colour screenprint with four screens in turquoise, blue-grey, medium blue-grey, light green-grey and pale green-grey Support: white, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 2/2
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: 1975

Edition Notes: An original four colour screenprint printed from four screens in turquoise, blue-grey, medium blue-grey, light green-grey and pale green-grey Screen preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler. Proofing and edition printing by Charles Hanley by Igor Zakowortny.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Gray Instrumentation IIa" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TP 2/2"
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 109" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JA 74 109"
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 28.2 w cm sheet 48.2 h x 48.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 32; Tyler Graphics documentation (1975)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.907.2
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy