09-24-2010 09-24-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2517B Boston
September 24, 2010 12:00PMCalender
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Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976) Lot of Three Images from HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: TEN WORKS; Tenuous, Equivocal

$593$500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2517B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 24, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

Lot of Three Images from HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE: TEN WORKS; Tenuous, Equivocal, and Shielded, 1960, edition of 250 (Danilowitz, 156.3, 156.4, and 156.7). Each unsigned and with a label from the Retina Gallery, Cambridge, on the reverse. Color screenprints on paper, image sizes 11 x 11 in. (28.0 x 28.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Rippling, not examined out of frames.

Provenance: Through the family of Eleanor Kanegis Levin, co-owner of Kanegis Gallery in Boston from 1953 to 1961, and the Retina Gallery in Cambridge from 1968 to 1971.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Josef Albers, Retina Gallery, Cambridge, HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE, Kanegis Gallery, Eleanor Kanegis Levin