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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 :
Painting
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
Low Estimate :
$246,490[-9%]*
High Estimate :
$358,530[-38%]*
Hammer Price :
$224,080
Sold For :
$272,260*