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Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Never before f 1976
Collection Title: the 'Never before' series 1976
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil five colour screenprint printed from five screens in light pink, medium grey-pink, medium blue-violet, medium grey-yellow and dark grey-orange 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 light pink, medium grey-pink, medium blue-violet, medium grey-yellow and dark grey-orange. Screen preparation, processing, proofing, and edition printing by Kim Halliday.
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Albers"
Secondary Insc: titled lower left corner, pencil "Never Before f" 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 75 130"
Dimensions: image 28.2 h x 30.6 w cm sheet 48.6 h x 50.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Art Centre (1987), 63; Tyler Graphics documentation (1976)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.909.2
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy