Gay Desert
Artwork: Gay Desert
Size: overall 36.2 x 68.6; sight 34.9 x 67.3 cm
Medium: Oil on wood fiber board
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'A 48-53' lower right; further signed, titled and dated ''Gay Desert' Albers 48-53' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in 1948-1953
Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1956
Exhibition history: Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Josef & Anni Albers, Paintings, Tapestries & Woven Textiles, July 8 - August 2, 1953, no. 33, p. 6

Phillips New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 139
Low Estimate: $200000 [+14%]
High Estimate: $300000 [-23%]
Hammer Price: $230000
Sold For: $287500