Homage To The Square: Temperate
Artwork: Homage To The Square: Temperate
Size: 81.3 x 81.3 cm
Medium: Oil on masonite
Creation year: 1957
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 57; signed, titled, dated 1957 and variously inscribed on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Galerie Hybler, Copenhagen; Private Collection, Denmark (acquired from the previous in 1964); Private Collection, Denmark (by descent from the previous); Sotheby's, London, 7 February 2007, Lot 31 (consigned by the previous); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Washington D.C., The Phillips Collection, Paintings by Josef Albers, January - February 1962; Essen, Museum Folkwang, Josef Albers, February - March 1963, no. 7; Copenhagen, Galerie Hybler, Josef Albers, October 1963; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Amerikansk Kunst 1950-70, 1971, no. 2

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-10-05
Lot Number: 11
Low Estimate: $950247 [+171%]
High Estimate: $1357500 [+89%]
Hammer Price: $2579242
Sold For: $3106969