Concept Gallery
Live Auction

12/3/22 Fine Art, Jewelry, Design & Books

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 10:00AM EST
Lot 277

Josef Albers Soft Edge Hard Edge Complete Portfolio 1965

Estimate: $10,000 - $16,000

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Albers, Josef (German/American, 1888-1976), Homage to the Square: Soft Edge - Hard Edge, complete portfolio with 10 color screenprints on Mohawk Superfine Bristol in cloth chemise and black slipcase, 1965, number 52 of 250 sets, published and printed by Ives-Sillman, unsigned as issued, images 11 inches square, full sheets 17 inches square, each sheet in its own paper folder with printed title and tissue-guard. DANILOWITZ 165. Provenance: deaccessioned from a regional institution; will include a letter of deaccession from the institution.


Images in good or better condition, bright and clean with only the occasional faint scuff, margins with varying degrees of mild handling and creasing; ex-library stamp to the paper folder of three of the plates and also the table of contents page, but the sheets with the images are free of any markings; library bookplate (with withdrawn stamp) affixed to chemise; labels on slipcase. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: .
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