Contented Green
Artwork: Contented Green
Size: 55.8 x 66 cm
Medium: Oil on masonite
Creation year: 1955
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 48-55; signed, titled, dated 48-55 and extensively inscribed on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Galerie Denise Rene, Paris; Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the previous circa 1985); Sale: Christie's, Paris, Art Contemporain - Vente du Soir, 5 December 2017, Lot 2; Acquired directly from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, Josef Albers, Fritz Glamer, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart, 1956, no. 25; Hagen, Osthaus-Museum, Josef Albers, 1957, no. 41; Freiburg, Kunstverein Freiburg, Josef Albers. Zum 70. Geburtstag, 1958, no. 36; Zurich, Galerie Suzanne Bollag, Josef Albers, 1960, no. 8; Wiesbaden, Galerie Renate Boukes, Josef Albers, 1962

Bonhams London

Date: 2019-03-06
Lot Number: 4
Low Estimate: $456576 [-17%]
High Estimate: $521801 [-27%]
Hammer Price: $378306
Sold For: $472963