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Never Before

Artist:
Josef Albers (American (born Germany), Bottrop 1888–1976 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Dimensions:
44 x 48in. (111.8 x 121.9cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.40.9
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of Josef Albers/ Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (verso): "Never Before"/ Albers '1971/ [artist's description of media]
the artist, Orange, Conn. (1971–72; his gift to MMA)

Houston. Rice Museum. "Gray is the Color," October 19, 1973–January 19, 1974, no. 114.

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 218, ill.



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