Josef ALBERS, Preliminary drawing for Enlarge 1 /1

Josef ALBERS

Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976

  • United States of America from 1933

Preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction" project 1965 Description: Preliminary drawing for "Embossed linear construction" project with working notes by Tyler.
Title Notes: 007-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: working notes by Tyler 1968
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing pencil, fibre-tipped pen. Working notes by Tyler (1968) 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"; l.l. in pencil "b"; l.r. in pencil (partially erased)"b"; u.l. in pencil, "Redraw for thick and thin / start work for profile for lines / make embossing tests 020, 222, 030 try Arches watercolour paper 300gsm cold pressed / also Burchan Screen C.P. 300gsm [illeg.]"; verso inscribed u.c. in pencil "TOP"; l.l. in pencil,"d".
Dimensions: sheet 37.0 h x 58.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.850.8
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy