Oil on masonite board.
H 406 mm W 406 mm.
(Frame). Signed with the monogram and dated lower right: A, 59.
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Hammer Price: CHF 160'000
Verso titled, signed and dated: [Study for Homage to the Square] "Red and Violet in Blue", Albers, 1959.
Verso handwritten annotation in black ink:
Ground: 2 coats of DuPont Flat White [ ] Alkyd
+ 2 " " " " Semigloss White ] Enamel
Painting: paints used -- from center:
Cadmium Red Light (Grumbacher F.)
Pure Cobalt Violet (Rhenish)
Cerlulean Blue (Shiva)
all in one primary coat
" directly from the tube
no additional mixing
" " painting medium
Verso inscribed with pencil along upper margin :
2 + 2 DP -- Cadm Red Light (Gru F.) -- Pure Cobalt Violet (Rhenish) -- Cerul Bl (Shiva).
Collection Eugen Gomringer, Frauenfeld;
Swiss private property.
Certificate of authenticity:
Written confirmation of authenticity by Nicolas Fox Weber, Executive Director, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany USA, 3. October, 2014.
The present work is registered under the number: 1959.1.111.
The present work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of paintings of Dr. Jeannette Redensek, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, USA.