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Homage to the Square: Between two Skies

Josef Albers-Homage to the Square: Between two Skies-1954

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Homage to the Square: Between two Skies
Size:
60.9 x 60.9 cm
Medium :
Oil on masonite
Creation Year:
1954
Marks
Signed with the artist’s monogram and dated ‘A ‘54’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘Homage to the Square: “Between two Skies”, Albers ‘54’ (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Dr Max Welti Collection, Switzerland; Galerie Burkard, Lucerne; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1982
Exhibition History :
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Josef Albers, 1955; New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Acting Color: Albers, 1955; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition: Paintings, Sculpture, Watercolors, Drawings, 1955, no. 2; Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Josef Albers, Fritz Glarner, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart, 1956, no. 33 (illustrated, p. 25); Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Spektrum der Farbe: Eine Zürcher Privatsammlung, 1967, no. 4 (illustrated, p. 14)

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-10-07
Lot Number :
225
Low Estimate :
$154,514[+133%]*
High Estimate :
$231,771[+56%]*
Hammer Price :
$360,534
Sold For :
$439,078*