Josef ALBERS, Preliminary drawing for Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Preliminary drawing for "White embossing on gray V" 1970 Description: Preliminary drawing for "White embossing on gray V" working notes by Albers and Tyler
Title Notes: 035-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing fibre-tipped pen. Working notes by Albers & Tyler in pencil, coloured pencil, ballpoint pen. Support: drafting film

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed l.c. in red pencil "enlarge to 26-1/8 x 20-1/8"; u.l, c.l & l.l. in red ballpoint pen "add thin line"; l.l.(vertical) in pencil "again extend this to the height of 3A"; c.r.(vertical) in red ballpoint pen "here are (2) lines not to touch see arrows"; u.r. (vertical) in red ballpoint pen "in the upper figure ($) lines to be separated see arrows"; l.c. in pencil "Weg V"; l.r. in pencil purple felt-tipped pen "3B [overstuck] 3F [over- struck] 3E".
Dimensions: sheet 45.2 h x 29.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.847.5
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy