5 May 2004
Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956)
signed 'Feininger' (lower left) and dated '31 8 32' (lower right)
watercolor, pen and India ink, brush and grey wash on paper
12 x 18¼ in. (30.5 x 46.4 cm.)
Painted on 31 August 1932
Acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner.
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