Josef Albers

German-American, 1888–1976

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Josef Albers Honors the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (D. 224)
The complete set of two screenprints in colors, on German Etching paper, with full margins.
both I. 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (37.8 x 37.8 cm) both S. 24 7/8 x 34 3/4 in. (63.2 x 88.3 cm)
Feb 15, 2024Phillips
Josef Albers Honors the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (D. 224)
The complete set of two screenprints in colors, on German Etching paper, with full margins.
both I. 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (37.8 x 37.8 cm) both S. 24 7/8 x 34 3/4 in. (63.2 x 88.3 cm)
Feb 15, 2024
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 93
”ADV”, 1969
Colour silkscreen on wove paper
35.0 x 35.2 cm
Jan 7, 2024Grisebach
”ADV”, 1969
Colour silkscreen on wove paper
35.0 x 35.2 cm
Jan 7, 2024
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1531
Diskant VII, aus Varianten des Themas, 1932
Gouache over pencil, On cardboard
49.0 x 33.5 cm
Dec 8, 2023Ketterer Kunst
Diskant VII, aus Varianten des Themas, 1932
Gouache over pencil, On cardboard
49.0 x 33.5 cm
Dec 8, 2023
Ketterer Kunst
Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 103
Study for Homage to the Square, 1964
oil on masonite
40.8 x 40.8 cm
Nov 22, 2023Sotheby's
Study for Homage to the Square, 1964
oil on masonite
40.8 x 40.8 cm
Nov 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Auction
Lot 6
Variant VI, from Ten Variants, 1967
screenprint in colors, on Rives BFK paper
27.9 x 30.2 cm
Nov 15, 2023Christie's
Variant VI, from Ten Variants, 1967
screenprint in colors, on Rives BFK paper
27.9 x 30.2 cm
Nov 15, 2023
Christie's
Graphic Century
Lot 4
Study to Homage to the Square: Large Cadmium Deep and Naples, against Grey, 1959
oil on masonite
40.5 x 40.5 cm
Nov 14, 2023Sotheby's
Study to Homage to the Square: Large Cadmium Deep and Naples, against Grey, 1959
oil on masonite
40.5 x 40.5 cm
Nov 14, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary Auction
Lot 27
Orange Façade, 1959
oil on masonite
71.1 x 102.6 cm
Nov 10, 2023Christie's
Orange Façade, 1959
oil on masonite
71.1 x 102.6 cm
Nov 10, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22056 Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 148
Study for Homage to the Square: Sel: E.B. 8, 1964
oil on masonite
40.6 x 40.6 cm
Nov 9, 2023Sotheby's
Study for Homage to the Square: Sel: E.B. 8, 1964
oil on masonite
40.6 x 40.6 cm
Nov 9, 2023
Sotheby's
The Emily Fisher Landau Collection: An Era Defined | Day Auction
Lot 106
Study for Homage to the Square: Full Warmth, 1967
oil on masonite
45.7 x 45.7 cm
Nov 9, 2023Sotheby's
Study for Homage to the Square: Full Warmth, 1967
oil on masonite
45.7 x 45.7 cm
Nov 9, 2023
Sotheby's
The Emily Fisher Landau Collection: An Era Defined | Day Auction
Lot 107
DR-a (Danilowitz 180), 1968
Screenprint in colors on heavy board, initialed in pencil
59.7 x 59.7 cm
Nov 8, 2023Bonhams
DR-a (Danilowitz 180), 1968
Screenprint in colors on heavy board, initialed in pencil
59.7 x 59.7 cm
Nov 8, 2023
Bonhams
Selections from The Playboy Collection
Lot 3
Homage to the Square: Yellow Resonance, 1957
oil on Masonite, in artist's chosen frame
101.6 x 101.6 cm
Nov 8, 2023Sotheby's
Homage to the Square: Yellow Resonance, 1957
oil on Masonite, in artist's chosen frame
101.6 x 101.6 cm
Nov 8, 2023
Sotheby's
The Emily Fisher Landau Collection: An Era Defined | Evening Auction
Lot 1
Variant VII, from Ten Variants (Danilowitz 173.7), 1966
Screenprint in colors on Rives BFK paper
25.6 x 35.6 cm
Oct 30, 2023Bonhams
Variant VII, from Ten Variants (Danilowitz 173.7), 1966
Screenprint in colors on Rives BFK paper
25.6 x 35.6 cm
Oct 30, 2023
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples
Lot 161
GB 2, 1969
screenprint in colors, on German Etching paper
34.9 x 34.9 cm
Oct 28, 2023Christie's
GB 2, 1969
screenprint in colors, on German Etching paper
34.9 x 34.9 cm
Oct 28, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22126 Prints and Multiples
Lot 91
IS: two prints, 1973
2 screenprints in colors, on heavy etching paper
63.5 x 63.5 cm
Oct 28, 2023Christie's
IS: two prints, 1973
2 screenprints in colors, on heavy etching paper
63.5 x 63.5 cm
Oct 28, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22126 Prints and Multiples
Lot 92
DR-b (D. 181)
Screenprint in colors, on heavy board, with full margins.
I. 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (60 x 60 cm) S. 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (67.9 x 67.9 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
DR-b (D. 181)
Screenprint in colors, on heavy board, with full margins.
I. 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (60 x 60 cm) S. 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in. (67.9 x 67.9 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 239
Formulation: Articulation (D. appx. C), 1000
The complete set of 127 screenprints in colors, on 66 sheets of Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper, folded (as issued), with full margins, with colophon, all contained in two original grey fabric-covered portfolios and slipcases with printed titles.
all I. various sizes all S. 15 x 40 in. (38.1 x 101.6 cm) slipcase 15 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (40 x 52.7 x 6.4 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Formulation: Articulation (D. appx. C), 1000
The complete set of 127 screenprints in colors, on 66 sheets of Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper, folded (as issued), with full margins, with colophon, all contained in two original grey fabric-covered portfolios and slipcases with printed titles.
all I. various sizes all S. 15 x 40 in. (38.1 x 101.6 cm) slipcase 15 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (40 x 52.7 x 6.4 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 238
Ten Variants (D. 173)
The complete set of 10 screenprints in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, loose (as issued), contained in the original paper folders, all contained in the original cream linen-covered portfolio case and black slipcase.
all I. various sizes all S. 17 x 17 in. (43.2 x 43.2 cm) slipcase 18 1/4 x 17 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (46.4 x 45.1 x 3.2 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Ten Variants (D. 173)
The complete set of 10 screenprints in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, loose (as issued), contained in the original paper folders, all contained in the original cream linen-covered portfolio case and black slipcase.
all I. various sizes all S. 17 x 17 in. (43.2 x 43.2 cm) slipcase 18 1/4 x 17 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (46.4 x 45.1 x 3.2 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 237
Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers (D. 156)
The complete set of 10 screenprints in colors, on Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper, with title, text by Richard Lippold, and justification pages, accompanied by the original cream linen-covered portfolio case and black card slipcase.
all I. 11 x 11 in. (27.9 x 27.9 cm) all S. 17 x 16 7/8 in. (43.2 x 42.9 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers (D. 156)
The complete set of 10 screenprints in colors, on Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper, with title, text by Richard Lippold, and justification pages, accompanied by the original cream linen-covered portfolio case and black card slipcase.
all I. 11 x 11 in. (27.9 x 27.9 cm) all S. 17 x 16 7/8 in. (43.2 x 42.9 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 80
Study to Homage to the Square: Blue Goal, 1958
oil on masonite
45.7 x 45.7 cm
Oct 20, 2023Christie's
Study to Homage to the Square: Blue Goal, 1958
oil on masonite
45.7 x 45.7 cm
Oct 20, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22158 Avant-Garde(s) Including Thinking Italian
Lot 345
Variants (Danilowitz 93), 1942
Drypoint, on Rives wove paper
15.1 x 22.4 cm
Oct 19, 2023Sotheby's
Variants (Danilowitz 93), 1942
Drypoint, on Rives wove paper
15.1 x 22.4 cm
Oct 19, 2023
Sotheby's
The Leslie & Johanna Garfield Collection: A Celebration of Prints Day Sale
Lot 59
Structural Constellation, 1955
Machine engraved vinylite
8.7 x 10.5 cm
Oct 19, 2023Sotheby's
Structural Constellation, 1955
Machine engraved vinylite
8.7 x 10.5 cm
Oct 19, 2023
Sotheby's
The Leslie & Johanna Garfield Collection: A Celebration of Prints Day Sale
Lot 60
Homage to the Square, 1976
oil on Masonite
76.2 x 76.2 cm (30 x 30 in.)
Oct 13, 2023Phillips
Homage to the Square, 1976
oil on Masonite
76.2 x 76.2 cm (30 x 30 in.)
Oct 13, 2023
Phillips • London
20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale
Lot 14
Homage to the Square: Polar, 1963
oil on masonite
101.6 x 101.6 cm
Oct 12, 2023Sotheby's
Homage to the Square: Polar, 1963
oil on masonite
101.6 x 101.6 cm
Oct 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Evening Auction
Lot 122
WLS X, from White Line Squares (Series II) (Danilowitz 172.2, Gemini 11), 1966
Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
39.7 x 39.7 cm
Oct 3, 2023Bonhams
WLS X, from White Line Squares (Series II) (Danilowitz 172.2, Gemini 11), 1966
Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
39.7 x 39.7 cm
Oct 3, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples
Lot 163
WLS XVI, from White Line Squares (Series II) (Danilowitz 172.8, Gemini 17), 1966
Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
39.7 x 39.7 cm
Oct 3, 2023Bonhams
WLS XVI, from White Line Squares (Series II) (Danilowitz 172.8, Gemini 17), 1966
Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
39.7 x 39.7 cm
Oct 3, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples
Lot 164
Study for Homage to the Square: Inner Glowing, 1961
oil on masonite
60.9 x 60.9 cm
Sep 29, 2023Christie's
Study for Homage to the Square: Inner Glowing, 1961
oil on masonite
60.9 x 60.9 cm
Sep 29, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22052 Post-War to Present
Lot 112
Study to Homage to the Square: Juxtaposed, 1957
oil on masonite
61.0 x 61.0 cm
Sep 28, 2023Sotheby's
Study to Homage to the Square: Juxtaposed, 1957
oil on masonite
61.0 x 61.0 cm
Sep 28, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 24
KV-RW, 1967
screenprint in colours, on wove paper
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Sep 27, 2023Christie's
KV-RW, 1967
screenprint in colours, on wove paper
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Sep 27, 2023
Christie's
Prints and Multiples
Lot 26
Formulation Articulation I & II, 1976
127 screenprints in colors on 66 sheets of Mohawk Superfine Bristol wove paper
38.0 x 101.6 cm
Sep 22, 2023Sotheby's
Formulation Articulation I & II, 1976
127 screenprints in colors on 66 sheets of Mohawk Superfine Bristol wove paper
38.0 x 101.6 cm
Sep 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 456
MMA-1 (Danilowitz 200), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove paper
38.3 x 38.3 cm
Sep 20, 2023Bonhams
MMA-1 (Danilowitz 200), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove paper
38.3 x 38.3 cm
Sep 20, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 147
MMA-2 (Danilowitz 201), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove papers
38.1 x 38.1 cm
Sep 20, 2023Bonhams
MMA-2 (Danilowitz 201), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove papers
38.1 x 38.1 cm
Sep 20, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 148
MMA-3 Variant (Danilowitz 202), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove paper
43.5 x 49.0 cm
Sep 20, 2023Bonhams
MMA-3 Variant (Danilowitz 202), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove paper
43.5 x 49.0 cm
Sep 20, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 149
MMA Pillars (Danilowitz 199), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove paper
29.0 x 26.0 cm
Sep 20, 2023Bonhams
MMA Pillars (Danilowitz 199), 1970
Screenprint in colours, on Arches wove paper
29.0 x 26.0 cm
Sep 20, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 150
From: ”Hommage au Carré”, 1964
Colour silkscreen on wove paper
27.8 x 27.8 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
From: ”Hommage au Carré”, 1964
Colour silkscreen on wove paper
27.8 x 27.8 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1000
From: ”Hommage au Carré”, 1964
Colour silkscreen on wove paper (folded)
27.8 x 27.8 cm
Aug 18, 2023Grisebach
From: ”Hommage au Carré”, 1964
Colour silkscreen on wove paper (folded)
27.8 x 27.8 cm
Aug 18, 2023
Grisebach
Third Floor
Lot 1001
SP XII, from SP, 1967
screenprint in colors, on Schöllers Hammer Board paper
49.5 x 49.5 cm
Jul 19, 2023Christie's
SP XII, from SP, 1967
screenprint in colors, on Schöllers Hammer Board paper
49.5 x 49.5 cm
Jul 19, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition
Lot 69
I-S j, 1973
screenprint in colors, on heavy etching paper
63.5 x 63.5 cm
Jul 19, 2023Christie's
I-S j, 1973
screenprint in colors, on heavy etching paper
63.5 x 63.5 cm
Jul 19, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition
Lot 70
Gray Instrumentation II k, from Gray Instrumentation, 1975
screenprint in colors, on Arches 88 paper
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Jul 19, 2023Christie's
Gray Instrumentation II k, from Gray Instrumentation, 1975
screenprint in colors, on Arches 88 paper
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Jul 19, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition
Lot 71
Mitered Squares, Plus II, 1976
screenprint in colors, on Arches 88 paper
28.8 x 28.8 cm
Jul 19, 2023Christie's
Mitered Squares, Plus II, 1976
screenprint in colors, on Arches 88 paper
28.8 x 28.8 cm
Jul 19, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition
Lot 72
Interaction of Color, 1963
eighty screenprints and offset lithographs in colors, on wove paper
36.8 x 27.9 x 14.0 cm
Jul 19, 2023Christie's
Interaction of Color, 1963
eighty screenprints and offset lithographs in colors, on wove paper
36.8 x 27.9 x 14.0 cm
Jul 19, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition
Lot 73
Late, from Soft Edge-Hard Edge; and SP-V, 1965
two screenprints in colors on various papers
61.5 x 61.4 cm
Jul 10, 2023Sotheby's
Late, from Soft Edge-Hard Edge; and SP-V, 1965
two screenprints in colors on various papers
61.5 x 61.4 cm
Jul 10, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 209
Formulation Articulation: 48 Prints, 1972
48 screenprints, 35 printed in colors, on 26 sheets of folded Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper
37.8 x 101.6 cm
Jul 10, 2023Sotheby's
Formulation Articulation: 48 Prints, 1972
48 screenprints, 35 printed in colors, on 26 sheets of folded Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper
37.8 x 101.6 cm
Jul 10, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 278
White Line Squares (Series I): Four Prints, 1966
four lithographs printed in colours on arches cover paper
40 x 40 cm
Jun 29, 2023Sotheby's
White Line Squares (Series I): Four Prints, 1966
four lithographs printed in colours on arches cover paper
40 x 40 cm
Jun 29, 2023
Sotheby's • Cologne
Prints & Multiples
Lot 14
Homage to the Square, 1968
oil on Masonite
81.2 x 81.2 cm
Jun 28, 2023Sotheby's
Homage to the Square, 1968
oil on Masonite
81.2 x 81.2 cm
Jun 28, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 220
Study for Homage to the Square, 1972
oil on masonite
61.0 x 61.0 cm
Jun 28, 2023Christie's
Study for Homage to the Square, 1972
oil on masonite
61.0 x 61.0 cm
Jun 28, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21886 20th/21st Century: London Evening Sale
Lot 56
Study for Homage to the Square, 1972
oil on masonite
61 x 61 cm
Jun 28, 2023Christie's
Study for Homage to the Square, 1972
oil on masonite
61 x 61 cm
Jun 28, 2023
Christie's
20th/21st Century: London Evening Sale
Lot 56
White Line Squares (Series I): Four Prints, 1966
4 lithographs printed in colours on Arches Cover paper
40.0 x 40.0 cm
Jun 22, 2023Sotheby's
White Line Squares (Series I): Four Prints, 1966
4 lithographs printed in colours on Arches Cover paper
40.0 x 40.0 cm
Jun 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples
Lot 14
Allegro (D. 155)
Screenprint in colors, on Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper, with full margins.
I. 9 x 9 in. (22.9 x 22.9 cm) S. 17 x 17 in. (43.2 x 43.2 cm)
Jun 21, 2023Phillips
Allegro (D. 155)
Screenprint in colors, on Mohawk Superfine Bristol paper, with full margins.
I. 9 x 9 in. (22.9 x 22.9 cm) S. 17 x 17 in. (43.2 x 43.2 cm)
Jun 21, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 49
"K G", 1966
silkscreen in colour on Bristol board
28.0 x 28.1 cm
Jun 13, 2023Dorotheum
"K G", 1966
silkscreen in colour on Bristol board
28.0 x 28.1 cm
Jun 13, 2023
Dorotheum
Modern and Contemporary Prints
Lot 116
"White Line Square VI", 1966
lithograph in colour on wove paper
40.0 x 39.9 cm
Jun 13, 2023Dorotheum
"White Line Square VI", 1966
lithograph in colour on wove paper
40.0 x 39.9 cm
Jun 13, 2023
Dorotheum
Modern and Contemporary Prints
Lot 117