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Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Mitered squares b 1976
Collection Title: the 'Mitered squares' series 1976
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil three colour screenprint printed from three screens in pale blue-grey, light grey-green, and medium grey-green Support: white, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 36, plus 10 AP, 2 CTP, RTP, PPI, A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1976

Edition Notes: An original three colour screenprint printed from three screens in medium grey-orange, pale orange-grey and light grey-orange. Screen preparation and processing by Kenneth Tyler. Proofing and edition printing by Charles Hanley assisted by Betty Fiske.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Mitered Square b" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "CTP 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 1975 JA 108" verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JA 75 108"
Dimensions: image 28.6 h x 28.7 w cm sheet 48.2 h x 48.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 46; Tyler Graphics documentation (1976)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.908.2
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy