Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)
Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers, 1962; Six screenprints in colors (each sheet in its original paper folder (one is framed) and in the original cloth portfolio); Numbered 74/250; 17" x 17" (sheet, each); Printer: R. H. Norton, New Haven; Publisher: Ives-Sillman, Inc., Connecticut; Provenance: Private Collection, Massachusetts; Note: This lot only includes six of the ten prints from the original portfolio.
Sale Price: $5,625
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Missing: 1. White Light, 3. Tenuous, 8. Aura, 9. Reserved. Numbered in ink on back of index page. 2. Thaw: Light handling marks. 4.Equivocal: Light handling marks and some yellowing around the edges. 5. Patina: Appearance of water damage, pages are buckled along bottom edge, tide mark evident on verso. Splattering of some substance over all, crimp lower left edge. 7. Shielded, hinged onto backing board at the top, some light handling marks and discoloration. 10. Joy: some light discoloration along edges.