Study for Homage to the Square (Early Rising)

Josef Albers, American (born Germany), 1888 - 1976

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1961

Oil on composition board

Overall: 40 x 39 3/4 in. (101.6 x 101 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ellen and Wallace K. Harrison, Class of 1950H, in honor of Nelson A. Rockefeller, Class of 1930

© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

P.968.7

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: A 61; signed, dated and inscribed on reverse: Study for /Homage to the Square: "Early Rising"/ Albers 1961 / Ground: 5 coats of liquidex (Pert. pigment) / Painting: paints read from center: / Cadmium yellow light (Grumbacher F.) / Scheweningen Yellow Deep (Old Holladn) / Chapin Neutral *II (Shiva) all in one primary coat / direct from the tube / Varnish: Vinyl Bachadein Xylene / and Melacrylate(?) / in Tuluene / for Wallace and Ellen Harrison / August 1961

Course History

SART 25, Painting I, Enrico Riley, Spring 2015

SART 31, Painting II, Enrico Riley, Winter 2015

SART 25, Painting I, Enrico Riley, Fall 2014

SART 15, Drawing I, Gerald Auten, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Colorful Squares, Vehicles of Artistic Ideas, A Space for Dialogue 84, Xinyue Guo, Class of 2014, Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 13-November 2, 2014.

The Expanding Grid, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 7-August 27, 2012.

Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26,2009-March 15, 2010.

Art of the 60's and 70's, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, Vermont, July 11-September 18, 2005.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-May 19, 2002.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 30, 1998-September 20, 1999.

20th Century Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 19-29, 1988.

Second Stage of Modernism: Art from 1945 to the Present, William B. Jaffe, Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall, Churchill P. Lathrop, Friends, and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 6-August 16, 1987.

Thank You, Wallace K. Harrison, Jaffe-Friede Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-April 28, 1985.

Light In Art, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 2, 1977-January 29, 1978.

Selections: Contemporary Art, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1975-January 11, 1976.

Contemporary Art from the College Collection, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-March 2, 1975.

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, M. Knoedler & Company, Inc., New York, New York, Under the Auspices of the Dartmouth Arts Council, February 10-28, 1970.

Publication History

Xinyue Guo, Colorful Squares, Vehicles of Artistic Ideas, A Space for Dialogue 84, Hanover New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2014, ill. p. 1, checklist no. 1.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.45, no.23.

Jacquelyn Bass, Thank You, Wallace K. Harrison, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1985, p.56, no.31.

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, A Loan Exhibition from The Dartmouth College Collection, Alumni and Friends of the College [under the auspices of the Dartmouth Arts Council], M. Knoedler & Company, Inc, New York, New York, February 10-28, 1970.

Provenance

Collected by Ellen Hunt Milton Harrison (1903-1995) and Wallace K. Harrison (1895-198); given to present collection, 1968.

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