JOSEF ALBERS 1888-1976
1888 Bottrop, Germany – 1976 New Haven, USA (German / American)
Title: Composition Nine, from: Homage to the Square | Hommage au Carré, 1965
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Screenprint on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 48.3 x 76.2 cm. / 19 x 30 in. (folded as issued)
Image size: 27.9 x 27.9 cm. / 11 x 11 in.
Additional Information: This original screenprint in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist with his monogram at the lower right.
It is also dated “64” next to the monogram.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 125, at the lower left margin.
It was printed by Atelier Arcay, Paris and was published in 1965 by Editions Denise René, Paris in a limited edition of 125.
This is ninth of the twelve prints that were included in the portfolio “Hommage au Carré”, each one with the same image in different colour combinations.
Literature: Danilowitz, B. (2002). The Prints of Josef Albers: A Catalogue Raisonné: 1915-1976. New York: Hudson Hills Press
Reference: Danilowitz 160.9
Condition: Very good condition. Some pale, unobtrusive staining in the margins. Sheet slightly wavy.