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JOSEF ALBERS Midnight + Noon I.
Color lithograph on Arches, 1964. 400x400 mm; 15 3/4x15 3/4 inches, full margins. Proof, aside from the edition of 20. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "Trial Proof" in pencil, lower margin. Printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler, Los Angeles. Published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles. From the same-title portfolio. A superb impression.
According to Danilowitz, each lithograph in the Midnight + Noon series was printed with "only one ink in two different densities on two separate plates to produce three color variations." See lot 114. Danilowitz 158.1.