Study for Homage to the Square: From Afar, Josef Albers
Josef Albers
Study for Homage to the Square: From Afar
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Josef Albers

Study for Homage to the Square: From Afar, 1968


Dimensions
101.0 x 101.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on hardboard
Inventory Number
2516
Acquisition
Acquired in 2019 as a gift from Karl Gustaf und Annette Ratjen
Status
On display, lower level, Contemporary Art

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Study for Homage to the Square: From Afar (Original Title)
Artist
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on hardboard
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
Acquisition
Acquired in 2019 as a gift from Karl Gustaf und Annette Ratjen

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art
  • 49D43 prism ~ stereometry
  • 49D34 quadrilateral (~ planimetry, geometry)
  • 49D342(SQUARE) regular quadrilateral: square
  • 22C4(YELLOW) colours, pigments, and paints: yellow
  • 22C4(GREEN) colours, pigments, and paints: green
  • 22C4(WHITE) colours, pigments, and paints: white

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Last update

22.10.2020