Josef Albers

German-American, 1888–1976

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Josef Albers

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German-American, 1888–1976

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€35,000
(i) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme (ii) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme No.33, 1888-1976
Sold on Dec 5, 2020
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Video/Film/Animation
machine engraved on black vinyl mounted on wood; a set of two works
43.5 x 57 cm
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€35,000
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Dec 5, 2020
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) (i) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme (ii) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme No.33 vinyle gravé à la machine monté sur bois; ensemble de deux œuvres chaque: 43.5 x 57 cm. (i) Réalisé vers 1952. (ii) Réalisé en 1952. machine engraved on black vinyl mounted on wood; a set of two works each: 17 1/8 x 22 ½ in. (i) Executed _circa _1952. (ii) Executed in 1952.
(i) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme (ii) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme No.33, 1888-1976
machine engraved on black vinyl mounted on wood; a set of two works
Dec 5, 2020
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€35,000
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Video/Film/Animation
43.5 x 57 cm
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Dec 5, 2020
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€35,000
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) (i) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme (ii) Structural Constellation: Transformation of a Scheme No.33 vinyle gravé à la machine monté sur bois; ensemble de deux œuvres chaque: 43.5 x 57 cm. (i) Réalisé vers 1952. (ii) Réalisé en 1952. machine engraved on black vinyl mounted on wood; a set of two works each: 17 1/8 x 22 ½ in. (i) Executed _circa _1952. (ii) Executed in 1952.
£28,125
(i) Structural Constellation: Duo H (ii) Structural Constellation: Duo B, 1888-1976
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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Print
each: machine-engraved plastic laminate
13 x 34.5cm
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£28,125
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Oct 23, 2020
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JOSEF ALBERS (1888-1976) (i) _Structural Constellation: Duo H_ (ii) _Structural Constellation: Duo B_ each: incised with dedication 'für Max Imdahl Thanksgiving Day 1970' (on the reverse) each: machine-engraved plastic laminate each: 5 1/8 x 13 5/8in. (13 x 34.5cm.) each: Executed in 1966, this work is from a proposed edition of thirty, only partially realised
(i) Structural Constellation: Duo H (ii) Structural Constellation: Duo B, 1888-1976
each: machine-engraved plastic laminate
Oct 23, 2020
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£28,125
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Print
13 x 34.5cm
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Oct 23, 2020
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£28,125
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JOSEF ALBERS (1888-1976) (i) _Structural Constellation: Duo H_ (ii) _Structural Constellation: Duo B_ each: incised with dedication 'für Max Imdahl Thanksgiving Day 1970' (on the reverse) each: machine-engraved plastic laminate each: 5 1/8 x 13 5/8in. (13 x 34.5cm.) each: Executed in 1966, this work is from a proposed edition of thirty, only partially realised
£212,500
Homage to the Square, 1888-1976
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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Painting
oil on masonite
50.8 x 50.8cm
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£212,500
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Oct 23, 2020
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JOSEF ALBERS (1888-1976) _Homage to the Square_ incised with the artist's initials and dated 'A57' (lower right) oil on masonite 20 x 20in. (50.8 x 50.8cm.) Executed in 1957
Homage to the Square, 1888-1976
oil on masonite
Oct 23, 2020
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£212,500
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Painting
50.8 x 50.8cm
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Oct 23, 2020
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£212,500
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JOSEF ALBERS (1888-1976) _Homage to the Square_ incised with the artist's initials and dated 'A57' (lower right) oil on masonite 20 x 20in. (50.8 x 50.8cm.) Executed in 1957
€387,500
Study for Homage to the Square: Soft Citrus, 1888-1976
Sold on Oct 22, 2020
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Print
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Soft Citrus" Albers 1962' (on the reverse)
60.9 x 60.9 cm
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€387,500
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Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Soft Citrus signé du monogramme de l'artiste et daté 'A 62' (en bas à droite); signé, titré et daté '"Soft Citrus" Albers 1962' (au revers) huile sur isorel 60.9 x 60.9 cm. Peint en 1962 signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Soft Citrus" Albers 1962' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 24 x 24 in. Painted on 1962
Study for Homage to the Square: Soft Citrus, 1888-1976
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Soft Citrus" Albers 1962' (on the reverse)
Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
€387,500
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Print
60.9 x 60.9 cm
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Oct 22, 2020
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€387,500
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Soft Citrus signé du monogramme de l'artiste et daté 'A 62' (en bas à droite); signé, titré et daté '"Soft Citrus" Albers 1962' (au revers) huile sur isorel 60.9 x 60.9 cm. Peint en 1962 signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Soft Citrus" Albers 1962' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 24 x 24 in. Painted on 1962
$20,000
Study for Duo H, 1888-1976
Sold on Aug 4, 2020
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Print
machine-engraved laminated plastic
26 x 31.8 cm
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$20,000
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Aug 4, 2020
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Duo H incised with the artist's monogram, title and date 'A66 Study for "Duo H'' (on the reverse) machine-engraved laminated plastic 10 ¼ x 12 ½ in. (26 x 31.8 cm.) Executed in 1966. This work is unique.
Study for Duo H, 1888-1976
machine-engraved laminated plastic
Aug 4, 2020
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$20,000
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26 x 31.8 cm
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Aug 4, 2020
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$20,000
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Duo H incised with the artist's monogram, title and date 'A66 Study for "Duo H'' (on the reverse) machine-engraved laminated plastic 10 ¼ x 12 ½ in. (26 x 31.8 cm.) Executed in 1966. This work is unique.
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Homage to the Square: Between 2 Scarlets, 1888-1976
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Photography
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed and dated 'Albers 1962', titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used ‘Homage to the Square: “Between 2 Scarlets”’ (on the reverse)
101 x 101 cm
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Jul 10, 2020
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: Between 2 Scarlets signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed and dated 'Albers 1962', titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used ‘Homage to the Square: “Between 2 Scarlets”’ (on the reverse) oil on masonite 40 x 40 in. (101 x 101 cm.) Painted in 1962.
Homage to the Square: Between 2 Scarlets, 1888-1976
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed and dated 'Albers 1962', titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used ‘Homage to the Square: “Between 2 Scarlets”’ (on the reverse)
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Photography
101 x 101 cm
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Jul 10, 2020
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: Between 2 Scarlets signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A62' (lower right); signed and dated 'Albers 1962', titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used ‘Homage to the Square: “Between 2 Scarlets”’ (on the reverse) oil on masonite 40 x 40 in. (101 x 101 cm.) Painted in 1962.
€790,000
Homage to the Square: Veiled, 1888-1976
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Work on Paper
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Homage to the Square: "Veiled"" Albers 1961' (on the reverse)
121.9 x 121.9 cm
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Realized Price
€790,000
Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: Veiled signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Homage to the Square: "Veiled"" Albers 1961' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm.) Painted in 1961.
Homage to the Square: Veiled, 1888-1976
signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Homage to the Square: "Veiled"" Albers 1961' (on the reverse)
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
€790,000
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Work on Paper
121.9 x 121.9 cm
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Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
€790,000
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: Veiled signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Homage to the Square: "Veiled"" Albers 1961' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm.) Painted in 1961.
Price not available
Study for Homage to the Square: Oracle, 1888-1976
Sold on Jun 26, 2020
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Work on Paper
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'study for Homage to the Square: "Oracle" Albers 1961' (on the reverse)
81.3 x 81.3 cm
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Jun 26, 2020
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JOSEF ALBERS (1888-1976) _Study for Homage to the Square: Oracle_ incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'study for Homage to the Square: "Oracle" Albers 1961' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1961
Study for Homage to the Square: Oracle, 1888-1976
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'study for Homage to the Square: "Oracle" Albers 1961' (on the reverse)
Jun 26, 2020
Christie's
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81.3 x 81.3 cm
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Jun 26, 2020
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JOSEF ALBERS (1888-1976) _Study for Homage to the Square: Oracle_ incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A61' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'study for Homage to the Square: "Oracle" Albers 1961' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1961
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$495,000
Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed", 1888-1976
Sold on Apr 30, 2020
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incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A59' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed" Albers 1959' (on the reverse)
81.3 x 81.3 cm
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$495,000
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed" incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A59' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed" Albers 1959' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1959.
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Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed", 1888-1976
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A59' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed" Albers 1959' (on the reverse)
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
$495,000
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
81.3 x 81.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$495,000
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed" incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A59' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study to Homage to the Square: "Bronzed" Albers 1959' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1959.
$30,000
Color Study for a Mitered Square (Homage to the Square), 1888-1976
Sold on Mar 5, 2020
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Work on Paper
oil and graphite on paper
18.1 x 17.1 cm
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Realized Price
$30,000
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Color Study for a Mitered Square (Homage to the Square) oil and graphite on paper 7 1/8 x 6 ¾ in. (18.1 x 17.1 cm.) Executed _circa _1976.
Color Study for a Mitered Square (Homage to the Square), 1888-1976
oil and graphite on paper
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
$30,000
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Work on Paper
18.1 x 17.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$30,000
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Color Study for a Mitered Square (Homage to the Square) oil and graphite on paper 7 1/8 x 6 ¾ in. (18.1 x 17.1 cm.) Executed _circa _1976.
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