Josef Albers

German-American, 1888–1976

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Josef Albers

German-American, 1888–1976

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$9,375
Structural Constellation, 1888-1976
Sold on Dec 9, 2019
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Print
machine-engraved laminated plastic
10.8 x 13.7 cm
Realized Price
$9,375
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Structural Constellation signed with the artist's monogram, dedicated and dated 'for Mr. Jim Alsdorf with best wishes February 1958 A' (on the reverse) machine-engraved laminated plastic 4 ¼ x 5 3/8 in. (10.8 x 13.7 cm.) Executed _circa _1955-1958. This work is an uneditioned multiple of eleven known variants.
Structural Constellation, 1888-1976
machine-engraved laminated plastic
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
$9,375
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Print
10.8 x 13.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$9,375
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Structural Constellation signed with the artist's monogram, dedicated and dated 'for Mr. Jim Alsdorf with best wishes February 1958 A' (on the reverse) machine-engraved laminated plastic 4 ¼ x 5 3/8 in. (10.8 x 13.7 cm.) Executed _circa _1955-1958. This work is an uneditioned multiple of eleven known variants.
€370,000
Study to Homage to the Square: At Night, 1888-1976
Sold on Dec 3, 2019
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Painting
oil on masonite
61 x 61 cm
Realized Price
€370,000
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2019
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to Homage to the Square: At Night signé du monogramme de l'artiste et daté 'A. 58' (en bas à droite); signé, titré et daté '"Study to Hommage to the square: "AT NIGHT"" Albers 1958' (au dos) huile sur isorel 61 x 61 cm. Peint en 1958. signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A.58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Study to Hommage to the square: "AT NIGHT"" Albers 1958' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 24 x 24 in. Painted in 1958.
Study to Homage to the Square: At Night, 1888-1976
oil on masonite
Dec 3, 2019
Christie's
€370,000
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61 x 61 cm
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Dec 3, 2019
Christie's
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€370,000
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to Homage to the Square: At Night signé du monogramme de l'artiste et daté 'A. 58' (en bas à droite); signé, titré et daté '"Study to Hommage to the square: "AT NIGHT"" Albers 1958' (au dos) huile sur isorel 61 x 61 cm. Peint en 1958. signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A.58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated '"Study to Hommage to the square: "AT NIGHT"" Albers 1958' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 24 x 24 in. Painted in 1958.
$915,000
Study for Homage to the Square: With Saffron, 1888-1976
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "With Safron [sic]" Albers' 1962' (on the reverse)
61 x 61 cm
Realized Price
$915,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: With Saffron incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "With Safron [sic]" Albers' 1962' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1962.
Study for Homage to the Square: With Saffron, 1888-1976
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "With Safron [sic]" Albers' 1962' (on the reverse)
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$915,000
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61 x 61 cm
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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$915,000
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: With Saffron incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 62' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "With Safron [sic]" Albers' 1962' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1962.
$162,500
Squares: Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red [Homage to the Square], 1888-1976
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Work on Paper
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Squares: "Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red" Albers 1958' (on the reverse)
39.4 x 39.4 cm
Realized Price
$162,500
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Squares: Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red _[Homage to the Square]_ incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Squares: "Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red" Albers 1958' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 15 ½ x 15 ½ in. (39.4 x 39.4 cm.) Painted in 1958.
Squares: Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red [Homage to the Square], 1888-1976
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Squares: "Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red" Albers 1958' (on the reverse)
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$162,500
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39.4 x 39.4 cm
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$162,500
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Squares: Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red _[Homage to the Square]_ incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Squares: "Black in Deep Brown + Deep Red" Albers 1958' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 15 ½ x 15 ½ in. (39.4 x 39.4 cm.) Painted in 1958.
$855,000
Study for Homage to the Square: Terrestrial II, 1888-1976
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 60' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Terrestrial" II Albers 1960' (on the reverse)
81.3 x 81.3 cm
Realized Price
$855,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Terrestrial II incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 60' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Terrestrial" II Albers 1960' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1960.
Study for Homage to the Square: Terrestrial II, 1888-1976
incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 60' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Terrestrial" II Albers 1960' (on the reverse)
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$855,000
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Work on Paper
81.3 x 81.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$855,000
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study for Homage to the Square: Terrestrial II incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 60' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Terrestrial" II Albers 1960' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 32 x 32 in. (81.3 x 81.3 cm.) Painted in 1960.
$550,000
Study to Homage to the Square, 1888-1976
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Painting
oil and casein on Masonite, in artist's frame
51.8 x 51.8 cm
Realized Price
$550,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to Homage to the Square incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 54' (lower right); signed, titled, dedicated and dated again 'Study to "Homage to the Square" Albers '54 To Eugene Kloszewski April 1956 A' (on the reverse) oil and casein on Masonite, in artist's frame image: 11 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (28.9 x 28.9 cm.) overall: 20 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (51.8 x 51.8 cm.) Painted in 1954.
Study to Homage to the Square, 1888-1976
oil and casein on Masonite, in artist's frame
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$550,000
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Painting
51.8 x 51.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$550,000
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Study to Homage to the Square incised with the artist's monogram and date 'A 54' (lower right); signed, titled, dedicated and dated again 'Study to "Homage to the Square" Albers '54 To Eugene Kloszewski April 1956 A' (on the reverse) oil and casein on Masonite, in artist's frame image: 11 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (28.9 x 28.9 cm.) overall: 20 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (51.8 x 51.8 cm.) Painted in 1954.
£299,250
Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square), 1888-1976
Sold on Oct 1, 2019
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Painting
oil on masonite in artist's frame
40 x 40cm
Realized Price
£299,250
Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) _Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square)_ signed, titled and dated 'Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square) Albers '54'; titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used (on the reverse) oil on masonite in artist's frame 15 ¾ x 15 ¾in. (40 x 40cm.) Painted in 1954
Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square), 1888-1976
oil on masonite in artist's frame
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
£299,250
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40 x 40cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
£299,250
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) _Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square)_ signed, titled and dated 'Study to "Affectionate" (Homage to the Square) Albers '54'; titled and inscribed with a handwritten description of media used (on the reverse) oil on masonite in artist's frame 15 ¾ x 15 ¾in. (40 x 40cm.) Painted in 1954
£1,631,250
Study for Homage to the Square: Red Tetrachord, 1888-1976
Sold on Oct 1, 2019
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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 'Study for Homages to the Square: Red Tetrachord' (on the reverse)
76.2 x 76.2cm
Realized Price
£1,631,250
Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
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Josef Albers (1888-1976) _Study for Homage to the Square: Red Tetrachord_ 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 'Study for Homages to the Square: Red Tetrachord' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 30 x 30in. (76.2 x 76.2cm.) Painted in 1962
Study for Homage to the Square: Red Tetrachord, 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 'Study for Homages to the Square: Red Tetrachord' (on the reverse)
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
£1,631,250
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Work on Paper
76.2 x 76.2cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
£1,631,250
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) _Study for Homage to the Square: Red Tetrachord_ 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 'Study for Homages to the Square: Red Tetrachord' (on the reverse) oil on masonite 30 x 30in. (76.2 x 76.2cm.) Painted in 1962
£371,250
Construction in Red-Black-Blue, 1888-1976
Sold on Oct 1, 2019
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Print
signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘A39’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Albers 1939 “Construction in Red-Black-Blue”’ (on the reverse)
80.5 x 82.8cm
Realized Price
£371,250
Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) _Construction in Red-Black-Blue_ signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘A39’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Albers 1939 “Construction in Red-Black-Blue”’ (on the reverse) oil on masonite 31 ¾ x 32 5/8in. (80.5 x 82.8cm.) Painted in 1939
Construction in Red-Black-Blue, 1888-1976
signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘A39’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Albers 1939 “Construction in Red-Black-Blue”’ (on the reverse)
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
£371,250
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Print
80.5 x 82.8cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 1, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
£371,250
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) _Construction in Red-Black-Blue_ signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘A39’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Albers 1939 “Construction in Red-Black-Blue”’ (on the reverse) oil on masonite 31 ¾ x 32 5/8in. (80.5 x 82.8cm.) Painted in 1939
$375,000
Homage to the Square: Parcelled, 1888-1976
Sold on May 16, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on Masonite
76.2 x 76.2 cm
Realized Price
$375,000
Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: Parcelled signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 63' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Homage to the Square: "Parcelled" Albers 1963' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1963.
Homage to the Square: Parcelled, 1888-1976
oil on Masonite
May 16, 2019
Christie's
$375,000
Realized price
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Painting
76.2 x 76.2 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$375,000
Description
Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square: Parcelled signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 63' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Homage to the Square: "Parcelled" Albers 1963' (on the reverse) oil on Masonite 30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1963.
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