Lot 273: JOSEF ALBERS | Formulation: Articulation (Danilowitz Appendix C)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: The complete portfolio, comprising 127 screenprints in colors, with text by the artist, 1972, numbered 270 on the justification page, from the edition of 1000, on Mohawk Superfine Bristol Paper, printed by Sirocco Screenprinters, New Haven, published by Harry N. Abrams, New York, contained in the original gray cloth-covered folders within gray slipcases (127 prints)
The prints are in good condition, the full sheets with fresh colors. The gray cloth-covered folders are worn with tears at the joints and frayed cloth at the edges. The gray cloth-covered slipcases are scuffed, torn and worn at the joints. Additional condition notes: One unobtrusive scuff mark in print 26. One scuff mark in the margins of prints 9 and 10. Portfolio II - Folders 1-3: A crease along the central vertical fold at top, in the margin of all prints. Portfolio II - Folders 32, 33: Bottom left and right corners with an inconspicuous crease.
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Dimensions: each folio: 527 by 403 by 65 mm 20 3/4 by 15 7/8 by 2 1/2 in