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Self-Portrait

1917
Josef Albers (American, born in Germany, 1888–1976)


Catalogue Raisonné

Danilowitz 031

Dimensions

Sheet: 49.7 x 35 cm (19 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.819

Medium or Technique

Transfer lithograph on buff, smooth wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed at the Handwerker- und Kunstgewerbeschule, Essen

Inscription

In graphite, l.r.: Albers

Provenance

Collection of Wilhelm Pötter, Essen [from 1908 professor at Kunstgewerbeschule, Essen, where Albers studied 1916-1919]; Stefan Lennert, London; his sale to Alice Adam Ltd., Chicago, 1999; to Dr. Victor Gould, Chicago; to his widow, Dr. Neva Gould, Chicago, 2006; re-purchased by Alice Adam; from whom purchased by MFA, December 12, 2007

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund and Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

Copyright

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