Study For Homage To The Square: "Oracle"
Artwork: Study For Homage To The Square: "Oracle"
Size: 81.3 x 81.3 cm
Medium: Oil on masonite
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed, titled, inscribed and dated 1961 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: The Estate of Josef Albers; The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation; Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Edward Totah Gallery, London; Arditti Gallery, Paris; Private collection, Palm Beach; Acquired from the latter by the current owner
Exhibition history: Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Los Angeles, University of Southern California; Berkeley, University of California; Detroit , General Motors Styling Center, Interaction of Color: A Presentation of Paintings and the Color Theory of Josef Albers, June 14, 1963 - February 28, 1964; Hartford, Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, The Art of Josef Albers, 19 April to 7 May 1965; Catalogue no. 22; New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Albers, October 5 to October 31, 1989; London Waddington Galleries, Josef Albers Paintings, April 1 to May 2, 2009; Catalogue no. 21, p. 49 illustrates color

Sotheby's Paris

Date: 2016-06-07
Lot Number: 15