22 September 2009
Property from the Estate of Irene Dyett Wright
Lyonel Feininger (1871-1958)
signed, dated and titled 'Feininger 19 8 21 Lüneburg' (along the upper edge)
black Conté crayon on paper
11 3/8 x 9 in. (28.9 x 22.9 cm.)
Drawn on 19 August 1921
Theodore Lux Feininger, New York (son of the artist).
Acquired from the above by the family of the late owner, circa 1940.
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