5 February 2009
THE PROPERTY OF AN AUSTRIAN COLLECTOR
Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
Ankunft der Motorsegler
signed 'Feininger' (lower left); dated '22.7.30' (lower right); inscribed 'Ankunft der Motorsegler' (lower centre) and 'Julia Dear, zum 24 XII 30' (lower left)
watercolour and pen and black ink on paper
11¼ x 16 3/8 in. (28.5 x 41.6 cm.)
Executed on 22 July 1930
(probably) Julia Feininger, the artist's wife, a gift from the artist on 24 December 1930.
Galerie Welz, Salzburg.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s.
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E. Roters, Maler am Bauhaus, Berlin, 1965, no. 13 (illustrated p. 41).
London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Painters of the Bauhaus, March - April 1962, no. 29 (illustrated p. 28).
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Achim Moeller has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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