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Josef Albers: His Work as Contribution to Visual Articulation in the Twentieth Century

1968
Illustrated by Josef Albers (American, born in Germany, 1888–1976), Typographical design by Josef Müller-Brockmann (Swiss, 1914–1996), Author Eugen Gomringer (born in 1925), Publisher George Wittenborn Inc. (American, 20th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 27.7 x 32 x 2.7 cm (10 7/8 x 12 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5380

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color silkscreen prints and photomechanical reproductions.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: George Wittenborn Inc., 1968) 27.7 cm; 197 pp.; original publisher’s blind- and black-stamped white cloth, with original pictorial dustjacket.

Illustrations of the work of Josef Albers.


New York: George Wittenborn Inc., 1968

Signed

Pen and black ink on preliminary leaf: "for Don / July 25th 1969 / Josef Albers"

Provenance

The artist; by 1969, gift to Don Page (b. 1917 - d. 2007), Sarasota, FL; to Parker Books, Sarasota, FL; by March 2008, sold to Carl F. Zahn, Boston; by 2009, year-end gift of Carl Zahn to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Zahn

Copyright

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