• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 241

    Lyonel Feininger (1871-1958)

    Dieppe II, Steile Strasse

    Price Realised  

    Lyonel Feininger (1871-1958)
    Dieppe II, Steile Strasse
    signed and dated 'Feininger 1934' (lower left) and titled 'Dieppe II Steile Strasse' (lower center)
    charcoal on paper
    Image size: 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm.)
    Sheet size: 12 x 9¼ in. (30.5 x 23.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1934


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    Achim Moeller has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Mr. William Slattery Lieberman, an early owner of the present lot, was the first director of the Department of Drawings at the Museum of Modern Art and later Chairman of the 20th Century Art Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    William Slattery Lieberman, Paris.
    Berggruen & Cie., Paris (by 1974).
    Private collection, London.
    Joseph Wolpe Fine Art, Cape Town.
    Private collection, Australia (acquired from the above); sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2007, lot 205.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Paris, Berggruen & Cie., Feininger, huiles, aquarelles & dessins, May 1974, no. 53 (illustrated).