Condition Report

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Back to Post War & Contemporary Art / November 11, 2017


Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

Golden Gate and Emeraude from Soft Edge п Hard Edge, 1965 (framed separately); 11 3/4" x 11 3/4" (sight, each); Printer: Sirocco Screenprints, New Haven, CT; Publisher: Ives-Sillman, Inc., New Haven, CT; Literature: Danilowitz 165.1 and 165.6; Provenance: Private Collection, Florida

Sale Price: $1,500

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,400

Condition Report

Golden Gate: Image is lightly toned. Sheet is hinged to backing board upside-down (incorrectly). Letter 'T' in pencil to verso at bottom of sheet (top as mounted). Image in catalogue is correct, but piece needs to be professionally remounted. Tape remnants and tape residue in various areas on verso of sheet. There is some extraneous debris to surface of image in lower left corner. Colors are strong. Under Plexiglas. Emeraude: Sheet was previously backed by cardboard as evident on verso. There are tape remnants and residue on verso of sheet. Hinged with two tape piececs at upper corners. Some abrasion to sheet on verso near tape pieces. Letter 'T' in pencil to verso at top. Very faint mat burn. Under glass. A chip on one of the frames, upper left corner.