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Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Never before a 1976
Collection Title: the 'Never before' series 1976
Title Notes: 042-001
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil five colour screenprint printed from five screens in pale grey, medium light grey, light grey, medium grey, and dark grey Support: white, machine mould made, Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 46, 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 five colour screenprint printed from five screens in pale grey, medium light grey, light grey, medium grey, and dark grey. Screen preparation, processing, proofing and edition printing by Kim Halliday assisted by Don Carli.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Never Before a" 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: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "JA 75 129"
Dimensions: image 28.2 h x 30.6 w cm sheet 48.5 h x 50.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 58; Tyler Graphics documentation (1976)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.909.1
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy