Untitled (The Half Sphere Of Lightness Versus The Half Sphere Of Darkness)
Artwork: Untitled (The Half Sphere Of Lightness Versus The Half Sphere Of Darkness)
Size: 42.8 x 35 cm
Medium: (i) Graphite, ink and watercolour on paper; (ii) Graphite, gouache, ink and watercolour on paper
Creation year: 1952
Marks: (i) Inscribed 'High noon facing towards the south.' (lower centre); (ii) Signed and dated 'Dec-2-1952 Al Jensen.' (lower right); inscribed 'The refracted Images corresponding within their position in their colour and their focus successions! The half sphere of lightness versus the half sphere of Darkness. The focus expansiveness versus the focus contraction.' (upper edge)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich (acquired directly from the Estate of the artist); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Munich, Galerie Daniel Blau, Alfred Jensen - Bilder und Arbeiten auf Papier von 1952 bis 1978, 1992, no. 3a and 3b (illustrated, unpaged); Munich, Galerie Daniel Blau, Kopfe, 1993

Christie's London

Date: 2017-04-05
Lot Number: 202