Study To Homage To The Square: Three Reds And Ochre
Artwork: Study To Homage To The Square: Three Reds And Ochre
Size: 45.7 x 45.7 cm
Medium: Casein on masonite
Creation year: 1956
Marks: Variously inscribed; signed, titled and dated 1956 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Denise Rene, Paris; Collection of Hannelore and Rudolph Schulhof, New York (acquired from the previous in 1970); Christie's, New York, 15 November 2012, Lot 185; Acquired from the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Denise Rene, Albers, October - November 1957, cat. no. 12; Kunstverein Freiburg im Breisgau, Josef Albers, zum 70. Geburstag, March - April 1958, cat. no. 77; Berlin, Amerika Haus, Akademie der Kunste, Josef Albers, May 1958, cat. no. 41; Westfalisches Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Munster, Josef Albers: Zur Verleihung des Conrad von Soest Preises, January - February 1959; Locarno, Galleria La Palma, Josef Albers, July - August 1959, cat. no. 15; Zurich, Galerie Suzanne Bollag, Josef Albers, January 1960, cat. no. 46

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-15
Lot Number: 118
Low Estimate: $300000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $400000 [-25%]
Hammer Price: $300000
Sold For: $375000
Notes: This work will be included in the Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings by Josef Albers currently being prepared by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and is registered under 1956.1.32