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Indicating Solids

Artist:
Josef Albers (American (born Germany), Bottrop 1888–1976 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1949
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Dimensions:
26 x 25 3/4 in. (66 x 65.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.40.3
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of Josef Albers/ Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): A 49; signed, dated, and inscribed (verso): ¦Indicating Solids¦/ Albers '49 [Artist's description of media on verso]
the artist, New Haven and Orange, Conn. (1949–72; his gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940–1970," October 18, 1969–February 1, 1970, no. 3 (lent by the artist).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Josef Albers at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition of His Paintings and Prints," November 19, 1971–January 11, 1972, not in catalogue.

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, pp. 216–17, ill.



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