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 2-C" 1969 Description: working notes by Albers and Tyler
Title Notes: 025-001
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 c.r. in pencil,"double line always on inside of form!"; l.r. in pencil"check with Josef - small triangle area will fracture during embossing - work on examples first -"; l.l. in red ball- point pen"2-C instead of heavy and thin / has the thin lines doubles / in what distance we must try out"; l.l. in pencil"Double lines not for this project! Make new drawing for Josef."; l.r. in red ballpoint pen and pencil, "2-D [overstruck] 2-C [encircled]".
Dimensions: sheet 39.0 h x 61.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.850.15
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy