Josef ALBERSGEMINI G.E.L., Embossed linear construction 1-D Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976


  • United States of America from 1933


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Embossed linear construction 1-D (1969) Title Notes: 027-005
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief embossing Support: white, wove, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: working proof
Edition: Edition of 100, plus 10 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof II; 3 Gemini impressions; National Council on the Arts impression; cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1969

Edition Notes: Collaboration, processing and proofing by Kenneth Tyler. Edition printing by John Dill. Embossed from one engraved aluminium plate.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower right corner, red biro "excellent. OK./J.A" inscribed, lower right corner, red pencil "3 - 10 - 69/ Josef, the lines that nearly meet were made/ closer together! plate is now ready for printing 1-D/ Ken"
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed, upper right corner, in pencil "650"
Dimensions: comp 20.6 h x 45.8 w cm sheet 51.2 h x 66.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Danilowitz, Brenda, 2001, The prints of Josef Albers: a catalogue raisonné 1915 - 1976, pp.131 - 132
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.851.4
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy