5 October 1999
T. LUX FEININGER (born 1910)
Feininger, T. Lux
From a Choric Pantomime, the Bauhaus Theater
Gelatin silver print. 1926-28. Signed and titled in pencil, Germanic Museum label affixed to the verso.
3.1/8 x 4.3/8in. (7.9 x 11.2cm.)
Ex-collection Busch Reisinger.
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See: Gropius and Wensinger, eds., The Theater of the Bauhaus, p. 94, no. 4.
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