New York, East
8 May 2001
Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
signed, titled and dated 'Feininger My vis-a-vis 24.5.52' (along the bottom edge)
watercolor, brush and ink on paper
12½ x 19¼ in. (31.7 x 50 cm.)
Painted in 1952
The Downtown Gallery, New York.
Serge Sabarsky Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale, Auction 393, New York, 1976.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Achim Moeller will include this watercolor in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Feininger watercolors.
My vis-a-vis was inspired by the view outside of the artist's studio in Manhattan.
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