Catalogue entry

Josef Albers 1888-1976

T02311 Study for Homage to the Square 1963

Inscribed 'A63' b.r. and on back at top '6 x Liquit - Cobalt Green Lt (Shiva) - Reilly's #4 (Grumb) - Raw Sienna (Shiva)'; also on back 'Ground: 6 coats of liquitex (permt pigment) | painting: paints used -from center : | Cobalt Green Light (Shiva) | Reilly's Gray #4 (Grumbacher) | Raw Sienna (Shiva) | all in one primary coat | all directly from the tube | Varnish: VARNISH WITH BUTYL METHACRYLATE POLYMER IN XYLENE DANIEL GOLDREYER LTD. APRIL 1964 [sic]'
Oil on masonite panel, 30 x 30 (76.2 x 76.2)
Presented by Anni Albers and the Josef Albers Foundation 1978

This picture, like T02312, is one of the B format, in that the largest square has been omitted. The colours, from the centre out, are Cobalt Green Light (Shiva), Reilly's Grey No. 4 (Grumbacher), and Raw Sienna (Shiva).

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, pp.5-6, reproduced p.5