Josef Albers / Homage to the Square: 'Enclosed Blue', from the series Great Ideas of Western Man / 1957Josef Albers
Homage to the Square: 'Enclosed Blue', from the series Great Ideas of Western Man

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Creator Name: Albers, Josef
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1888 Germany-1976 USA
Biography: Josef Albers came to the U.S. in 1933. He became a U.S. citizen in 1939.
Creator Name-CRT: Josef Albers
Title: Homage to the Square: 'Enclosed Blue', from the series Great Ideas of Western Man
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1957
Creation End Date: 1957
Creation Date: 1957
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on fiberboard
Dimensions: 23 7/8 x 24 in. (60.7 x 61.0 cm.)
Inscriptions: back upper right in oil: Albers 1957lower right incised: A 57back upper right infelt-tipped pen and ink: Homage to the Square:/"Enclosed Blue"/Albers 1957frame versoupper right in white pencil: 24frame verso upper center in pencil: (two curved lines) 1-zback upper right in pencil: Box A-14-
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1984.124.2
Credit Line: Gift of Container Corporation of America
Copyright: ? The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
AMICA ID: SAAM.1984.124.2
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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