Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
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Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)

Concarneau

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Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Concarneau
signed 'Feininger' (lower left), dated '16 9 31' (lower right), titled 'Concarneau' (lower center) and dedicated, signed again, inscribed and dated again 'Herrn Doetsch-Benziger, mit herzlichem Weihnachtsgruss! Lyonel Feininger, Dessau, d. 15.xii.31' (extreme lower left)
watercolor and pen and black ink on paper
9 ¼ x 11 7/8 in. (23.4 x 30.3 cm.)
Executed on 16 September 1931
Provenance
Dr. Richard Doetsch-Benziger, Basel (gift from the artist, December 1931).
Anon. sale, Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 20 May 1960, lot 116.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.
Exhibited
Wallingford, Connecticut, The Choate School, January-February 1965 (on loan).
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Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York – Berlin has confirmed the authenticity of this work, which is registered under no. 1444-09-27-17.

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