Black Circle

1933
Josef Albers (American, born in Germany, 1888–1976)


Catalogue Raisonné

Miller 24

Dimensions

Image: 26 x 35.6 cm (10 1/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

1978.201

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Schwarzer Kreis; Edition of 20, printed by Ullstein Co., Berlin, reproduced in Landesmuseum. no. 72

Inscription

Signed and dated in pencil l.r. "Albers 33"; Titled in pencil l.l. "Schwarzer Kreis"; Dedicated in pencil l.c. margin "C. Corita, dankbarst 29.XII. ‘34 Albers"

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, March 30-31, 1978, sale 4102, lot. 202; Lois and Michael Torf, Weston, MA; their gift to MFA, June 14, 1978

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Torf

Copyright

© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.