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Josef Albers, Black Mountain, N.C. postcard to Marcel Breuer, Cambridge, Mass., 1938 or 1939

Josef Albers, Black Mountain, N.C. postcard to Marcel Breuer, Cambridge, Mass., 1938 or 1939

Albers, Josef, 1888-1976

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Title: Josef Albers, Black Mountain, N.C. postcard to Marcel Breuer, Cambridge, Mass.

Date: 1938 or 1939

Physical Details: 1 postcard : ill. ; 14 x 9 cm.

Description: New Year's greeting from painter and Bauhaus teacher Joseph Albers.

The postcard is a commercial color photograph of "The Loop," a section of winding road near Newfound Gap in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Over the existing image Albers has stencilled in paint, "a good '39." The "3" in 39 is formed by the road.

Creator: Albers, Josef, 1888-1976

Forms part of: Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Josef Albers, Black Mountain, N.C. postcard to Marcel Breuer, Cambridge, Mass., 1938 or 1939. Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 994