Josef ALBERS, Photocopy of preliminary drawing for Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Photocopy of preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-A" 1969 Description: Photocopy of preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-A" with working notes by Tyler and Albers
Title Notes: 020-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, electrostatic photocopy. Working notes by Albers and Tyler in pencil, ballpoint pen. Support: photocopy paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed l.r. in red ballpoint pen "1-A"; l.l. in red ballpoint pen "all openings [illeg.] to the right"; l.r. in red ballpoint pen, "all openings opposite downward to the left"; u.c. in pencil,"Series 1-A to 1D / 2 constructions between upper and lower horizontal line centred on eavy Arches ['heavy Arches' underlined] and to 20" ['20"' encircled] high (= upper brim 6" / lower brim 6" and 26" [26" encircled] wide (= left brim 4" / right brim 4".
Dimensions: sheet 37.0 h x 58.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.850.3
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy