8 May 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 32,900
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
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
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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.
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.
Insights into the life and art of the photographer whose raw, honest images captured the creative spirit of 1980s New York's downtown scene
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