An early work by the master color theory expert and painter Josef Albers. This 1926 work entitled Aufwärts (Upward) Rising on Transparent Blue was done during his time teaching at the Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany. He experimented with glass during this period. This piece is a sandblasted glass panel with black paint added.
Offered here is a 5 x 7 inch offset reproduction of the original work, printed in Germany on fine 100 lb. wove finish lithographic paper by Walther König Press. Framed in black grained MDF wood with a deep silver toned inset and a glass face. Overall framed size is 6 x 8. Verso text.
What’s notable is how similar this painting is to the work of his new bride at the time: Annie Albers née Fleischmann.