Josef ALBERSGEMINI G.E.L., White embossing on gray X Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976


  • United States of America from 1933


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White embossing on gray X 1971
Collection Title: the 'White embossings on gray' series 1971
Title Notes: 038-011
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, stencil linecut, printed in coloured ink; printed from aluminium plate; embossing. Support: white Roleaf paper
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 125, plus 9 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof II; 3 Gemini impressions; other proofs; cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1971

Edition Notes: Collaboration, processing and proofing by Kenneth Tyler. Printed by Ronald McPherson. Single colour linocut with embossing: one colour printed - grey; embossing from a single, engraved aluminuim plate.
Primary Insc: signed and dated, lower right, pencil "A'71" titled, lower left, pencil "WEG X"
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower left, pencil "RTP"
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Gemini chop embossed, lower right corner, © verso: stamped, lower left corner, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L/LOS ANGELES, CALIF." verso: inscribed, lower right corner, pencil "JA71 - 386"
Dimensions: composition 58.6 h x 39.6 w cm sheet 66.6 h x 51.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Danilowitz, Brenda, 2001, The prints of Josef Albers: a catalogue raisonné 1915 - 1976, pp.147-149
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.849.10
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy