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Homage to the Square: Dilated

Artist:
Josef Albers (American (born Germany), Bottrop 1888–1976 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1969
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Dimensions:
48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.40.6
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of Josef Albers/ Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (verso): Homage to the Square: /¦"Dilated" / Albers 1969 [Artist's description of media on verso]
the artist, New Haven and Orange, Conn. (1969–72; his gift to MMA)

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, no. 95.

Seattle Art Museum Pavilion. "American Art: Third Quarter Century," August 22–October 14, 1973, no. 97.

Albany. New York State Museum. "New York: The State of Art," October 8, 1977–January 15, 1978, no. 500.

Hirschl and Adler Galleries. "The Skowhegan Celebration Exhibition," May 1–31, 1984.

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, ill. p. 217.



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