Prints & Photography

November 1419, 2020
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Lot 4

Josef Albers (1888–1976)

Josef Albers (1888–1976)
Lot 4 Details
Josef Albers (1888–1976), German/American


Colour silkscreen with Albers' blindstamp and monogram initial "A" to the lower right; inscribed: "Portfolio I Folder 2" in the plate verso with further letters: "Copyright 1972 by Harry Abrams, Inc., and Ives-Sillman, Inc" in the plate verso, titled, dated 1972 and numbered 183/1000 to gallery label verso
Image/Sheet 10 ins x 12 ins; 25.4 cms x 30.5 cms; 15 ins x 20 ins; 38.1 cms x 50.8 cms

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $510
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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

The 21st Century Gallery Limited, Toronto, inscribed "Shiplake Investment Limited" to their gallery label verso;
Corporate Collection, Toronto


This print was published by Harry N. Abrams in 1972 and printed by Ives - Stillman in an edition of 1000. The portfolio from which this print was taken was numbered 183/1000 to the justification pages.


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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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