Josef ALBERSGEMINI G.E.L., Embossed linear construction 2-A Enlarge 1 /1


Germany 1888 – United States of America 1976


  • United States of America from 1933


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Embossed linear construction 2-A 1969
Collection Title: the 'Embossed linear constructions' series 1969
Title Notes: 027-007
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief embossing Support: white, wove, Arches paper
Impression: right to print
Edition: Edition of 100, plus 10 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof II; 3 Gemini impressions; National Council for 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 byTimothy Isham. Embossed from one engraved aluminium plate.
Primary Insc: signed and dated, lower right, pencil "A'69" titled, lower left, pencil "ELC 2-A"
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower left, "Right to print"
Tertiary Insc: embossed, lower right corner, Gemini chop embossed, lower right corner, © verso: stamped, lower left corner, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L/LOS ANGELES, CALIF." verso: inscribed, lower left corner " JA-69-255"
Dimensions: comp 22.4 h x 52.6 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 66.4 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 73.851.6
Image rights: © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy