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

Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Photocopy of preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-B" 1969 Description: Photocopy of preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction 1-B" with working notes by Albers and Tyler
Title Notes: 022-001
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: not signed; dated u.c. in pencil,"2-10.69 [underlined]"
Secondary Insc: inscribed u.c. in pencil "2-10.69 [underlined] Ready for engraver talk to JA about 1-A first Ken"; c. in pencil"Be sure both images have common parallel lines"; l.l. in red ballpoint pen "See 4 points vertically related"; l.l.in red ballpoint pen "2 upper / groups / downward to the right / 2 lower groups upward to the left} parallel"; l.r. in red ballpoint pen"2 left: left up / 2 right: right down} parallel", l.r. in red ballpoint pen and pencil, "1-B".
Dimensions: sheet 36.6 h x 58.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.850.6
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy