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LYONEL FEININGER | LASTTRÄGER AM MEERESSTRAND (I) (BEACHCOMBERS BY THE SEA (I))

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 900,000 GBP

THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION

LYONEL FEININGER | LASTTRÄGER AM MEERESSTRAND (I) (BEACHCOMBERS BY THE SEA (I))

LYONEL FEININGER | LASTTRÄGER AM MEERESSTRAND (I) (BEACHCOMBERS BY THE SEA (I))

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 900,000 GBP

Lot sold:

885,000

GBP

THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION


LYONEL FEININGER

1871 - 1956

LASTTRÄGER AM MEERESSTRAND (I)

(BEACHCOMBERS BY THE SEA (I))


signed Feininger and dated 1920 (upper left); titled and dated 1920 on the reverse

oil on canvas

59.5 by 75cm.; 23½ by 29½in.

Painted in 1920.


Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York – Berlin has confirmed the authenticity of this work, which is registered under no. 1607-06-24-19. The work will be included in Lyonel Feininger: The Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings by Achim Moeller under no. 225. A certificate of authenticity accompanies the work.

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Julia Feininger, New York (the artist's widow)

Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York (acquired from the estate of the above on 7th May 1971)

Private Collection, Germany (acquired from the above on 14th December 1971)

(?) John Erle-Drax (Marlborough Gallery), London (acquired by 1973)

Acquired in 1988

H. Hess, Lyonel Feininger, London, 1961, no. 211, illustrated p. 267


H. Schulz-Vanselow, Lyonel Feininger und Pommern: Eine Materialsammlung, Kiel, 1999, p. 118


Lyonel Feininger: Drawings and Watercolors from the William S. Lieberman Bequest to the Busch Reisinger Museum, (exhibition catalogue), Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich & Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA, 2011, pp. 38 & 136 (titled Lastträger am Strande)


A. Moeller, Lyonel Feininger: The Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, www.feiningerproject.org, no. 225, illustrated in colour

Essen, Museum Folkwang, Lyonel Feininger, 1931

San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art; Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Cleveland, Museum of Art; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery & Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Lyonel Feininger Memorial Exhibition, 1959-61, no. 18 (titled Beachcombers)

York, The City Art Gallery & London, Arts Council Gallery, Lyonel Feininger Memorial Exhibition, 1960, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Beachcombers)

Hamburg, Kunstverein; Essen, Museum Folkwang & Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Lyonel Feininger 1871-1956: Gedächtnis-Ausstellung, 1961, no. 21, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Lastträger am Meer)

New York, Willard Gallery, Feininger: Oils and Watercolors 1908-1955, 1964 (titled Wanderers by the Sea)

Berlin, Amerika Haus Berlin, Lyonel Feininger: Werke aus dem Nachlass, 1964, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Lastträger am Meer)

New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Lyonel Feininger, 1969, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue

Chicago, Institute of Technology; Toronto, Art Gallery of Toronto & Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum, 50 Years Bauhaus, 1969-70, supplement no. 5 (titled Beachcomber)

Munich, Haus der Kunst & Zurich, Kunsthaus, Lyonel Feininger, 1973, no. 98, illustrated in the catalogue

Zurich, Galerie Lopes, Lyonel Feininger, 1989