LYONEL FEININGER (1871-1956)
LYONEL FEININGER (1871-1956)
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LYONEL FEININGER (1871-1956)

Seascape

Details
LYONEL FEININGER (1871-1956)
Seascape
signed 'Feininger' (upper left); signed twice, dated twice and inscribed 'Lyonel Feininger, 1947 „Seascape" 'Lyonel Feininger 1947' and indistinctly inscribed 'A Sail' (on the stretcher)
oil and sgraffito on canvas
13 x 22 1⁄8 in. (33 x 56.2 cm.)
Painted in 1947
Provenance
Buchholz Gallery [Curt Valentin], New York.
Dr & Mrs Steven van Riper, Detroit, by 1961.
Anonymous sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 8 June 1979, lot 343.
Private collection, Germany.
Anonymous sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 10 June 1988, lot 304.
Galerie Utermann, Dortmund.
Anonymous sale, Nagel Auktionen, Stuttgart, 25-26 September 1990, lot 1947.
Private collection, Munich.
Galerie Maulberger, Munich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in October 2008.
Literature
H. Hess, Lyonel Feininger, London, 1961, no. 473, p. 294 (illustrated).
A. Fromm, "Feininger am Bauhaus - Transpositionen in Holzschnitt, Aquarell und Gemälde", in Feininger und das Bauhaus, Weimar, Dessau, New York, Hamburg, 2009, p. 21.
Exhibited
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Feininger, Recent Work 1945-1947, March 1948, no. 14 (illustrated).
Dortmund, Galerie Utermann, Lyonel Feininger, Õlbilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Holzschnitte, September - November 1988, no. 3 (illustrated).
Apolda, Kunsthaus Avantgarde, Feininger und das Bauhaus, Weimer - Dessau - New York, September - December 2009, no. 9, p. 166 (illustrated p. 154).
Further details
Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. The work is registered in the archives of The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York - Berlin with the no. 1876-10-04-23.

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