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Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976) Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE : Concord

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976)

Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE: Concord, Silent, and Opalescent, 1965, edition of 120, published by Ives-Stillman, Inc., New Haven (Danilowitz, 167.1-3). Each signed and dated "JAlbers '65" in pencil l.r. and titled and numbered "...88/120" in pencil l.l. Color screenprints on paper, image sizes 11 x 11 in. (27.8 x 27.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frames.

N.B. A copy of the book DIE OBERFLÄCHE by Josef Albers and R.G. Dienst accompanies the lot.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The three are framed identically. Concord (the orange image) has been removed from its frame. The paper is a heavy stock, measuring 12 1/4 x 24 1/2 in. and is folded in half like a greeting card with the image on the front. it is hinged at the upper corners of this front with white cloth tape. There are minute creases at the corners along the folded edge.

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Josef Albers, Ives-Stillman Inc., R.G. Dienst, American art, Bauhaus

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