Josef ALBERS, Preliminary drawing for Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-A" 1965 Description: Preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-A" with working notes by Albers and Tyler
Title Notes: 005-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing pencil, fibre-tipped pen. Working notes by Albers and Tyler in pencil. Support: Strathmore drawing paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Strathmore

Primary Insc: signed and dated l.r. in pencil "A65".
Secondary Insc: inscribed u.c. in pencil "TOP"; u.r. in pencil "OK to start work"; l.l. in pencil "a"; l.r. in pencil "This front opening pull forward to this position / all lines crossed twice leave out." ; verso: inscribed u.c. in pencil "TOP"; l.l. in pencil "a".
Dimensions: sheet 37.0 h x 58.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.850.1
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy