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Lyonel Feininger (1871 - 1956)

Lot 27: f - LYONEL FEININGER

Sotheby's

February 8, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Painted in 1933.

signed feininger (lower left); signed Lyonel Feininger and dated 1933 on the stretcher; signed Lyonel Feininger, dated 1933 and inscribed Figures on the Seashore on a label affixed to the stretcher

oil over black crayon on canvas

To be included in the Lyonel Feininger Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by Achim Moeller.

Dimensions

40 by 52.5cm.

15 3/4 by 20 5/8 in.

Date

1871-1956

Exhibited

Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum, The Blue Four, 1933, no. 11
Oakland, California, Mills College Art Gallery, Lyonel Feininger, 1936, no. 17
Santa Barbara, California, Faulkner Memorial Art Gallery, Lyonel Feininger, 1937, no. 19
New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin) and Willard Gallery (Marian Willard), Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts and Grosse Point, Michigan, The Russell A. Alger House, Lyonel Feininger, 1941, no. 22 (titled Figures on the Seashore)
New York, Buchholz Gallery, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1944, no. 4
New York, Willard Gallery, Figures by Feininger, 1946, no. 6
Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, Lyonel Feininger: A Retrospective, 1963, no. 31
Munich, Haus der Kunst and Zurich, Kunsthaus, Lyonel Feininger, 1973, no. 138

Literature

Hans Hess, Lyonel Feininger, New York, 1961, no. 357, illustrated p. 282

Provenance

Julia Feininger, New York
Mr and Mrs Ralph F. Colin, New York
Pamela Colin, Lady Harlech, London (a gift from the above in 1967)
Estate of Lady Harlech, London
Sale: Christie's, New York, 10th May 1995, lot 59
Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

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