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-F" 1969 Description: Preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-F" with working notes by Tyler
Title Notes: 021-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing pencil, fibre-tipped pen. Working notes by Tyler in pencil. Support: Strathmore drawing paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Strathmore

Primary Insc: signed and dated in pencil in "A65".
Secondary Insc: inscribed l.r. in pencil "1-F"; u.l. in pencil "make into thick and thin ink drawing for Josef to correct - use intersection of line sketch for example 1"; u.r. in pencil "d"; verso: inscribed u.c. in pencil "TOP"; l.l. in pencil "b".
Dimensions: sheet 37.0 h x 58.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.850.5
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy