SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery is closed to the public until further notice. Learn More

Modern and Contemporary Art
PrevNext1 of 2
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Full-size image not available for download. Please contact Rights and Reproductions.
PrevNext2 of 2
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Full-size image not available for download. Please contact Rights and Reproductions.
Artist: Josef Albers, American, born Germany, 1888–1976, M.A. (HON.) 1950, D.F.A. (HON.) 1962

Homage to the Square: Saturated

1951

Oil on Masonite

59 × 59.3 cm (23 1/4 × 23 3/8 in.)
framed: 62.2 × 62.1 × 3.8 cm (24 1/2 × 24 7/16 × 1 1/2 in.)
Bequest of Katharine Ordway
1980.12.39
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Bibliography: 

Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 88–89, no. 1.

Achim Borchardt-Hume, ed., Albers and Moholy-Nagy: From the Bauhaus to the New World, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2006), ill.

Achim Borchardt-Hume, ed., Albert and Maholy-Nagy: From the Bauhaus to the New World, exh. cat. (London: Tate Publishing, 2006).

Heinz Liesbrock, Ad Reinhardt: Last Paintings: Ad Reinhardt and Josef Albers, A Meeting, exh. cat. (Düsseldorf: Josef Albers Museum Quadrat, 2011), 111, 160, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.