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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
May 20, 2023
(Connecticut/North Carolina/German, 1888-1976)
Study for Homage to the Square, Unavowed (JAAF 1962.1.72), 1962, signed with monogram lower right in wet paint "JA 62", signed on board verso "JAlbers 1962" with his notes, oil on board, 18 x 18 in. (45.72 x 45.72 cm.); metal frame, 18-5/8 x 18-5/8 in.
Note: Albers inscribes his materials and process verso, "Ground: six coats of Liquitex/Painting: paints used- frame down/_ bright Green (Grumbacher..)/Cadmium Green (Winsor & Newton); Oxydent Chromium (Winsor & Newton)..." Brunk Auctions, in cooperation with the Josef and Annie Albers Foundation, will not be disseminating images of the verso. They have authenticated this work and it is registered as number JAAF 1962.1.72 in the catalogue raisonné which is under preparation.
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, No. 13020 (label verso), 1970;
Galerie Serge de Bloe, Brussels, Belgium, 1970;
Studio Bassi, Milan, Italy (stamps, verso);
Private collection, Milan;
Artesanterasmo, Milan, 2015;
Blain Southern Gallery, New York and London, No. 53870 (label verso);
Collection of Jean and Jim Barrow
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