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LOT 73

Lot 73

Josef Albers (1888–1976)

Josef Albers (1888–1976)
Lot 73 Details
Josef Albers (1888–1976), German/American

FOUR PLATES (FROM THE FOLIO "FORMULATION: ARTICULATION," 1972 [DANILOWITZ, APPENDIX C, P.204]

Four folded sheets, each with two colour silkscreens; each with typeset lettering verso indicating the portfolio and folder numbers. Printed in an edition of 1000 with the blindstamp of the publisher/printer Ives-Sillman, Inc./Sirocco Screenprints, New Haven, Connecticut to each folded sheet. Published by Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York and Ives-Sillman Inc., New Haven, Connecticut. Published in collaboration with Harry N. Abrams, New York.

These prints are from the folio numbered 184/1000 with Albers signature on the frontispiece held in the present Private Collection.

Each sheet 15 ins x 40 ins; 38.1 cms x 101.6 cms

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $3,360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Josef Albers (1888–1976)
  • Josef Albers (1888–1976)
  • Josef Albers (1888–1976)
  • Josef Albers (1888–1976)
  • Josef Albers (1888–1976)
Provenance:

Purchased from Waddington’s, Toronto December 1, 1980;
Private Collection, Toronto

Note:

The lot includes Folio I, Folders 5, 15, 27 and 28

CONDITION DETAILS

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