- Josef Albers 1888–1976
- Oil paint on fibreboard
- Support: 762 x 762 mm
frame: 778 x 778 x 35 mm
- Presented by Mrs Anni Albers, the artist's widow and the Josef Albers Foundation 1978
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).
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