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THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION

LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II (TOWN HALL II)

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July 28, 08:20 PM GMT

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2,000,000 - 3,000,000 GBP

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THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION


LYONEL FEININGER

1871 - 1956

ZOTTELSTEDT II

(TOWN HALL II)


signed Feininger and dated 27 (lower left)

oil on canvas

79.2 by 98.7cm.; 31¼ by 38⅞in.

Painted in 1927.


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. 1608-06-24-19. The work will be included in Lyonel Feininger: The Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings by Achim Moeller under no. 289. A certificate of authenticity accompanies the work. 

Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York (on commission from the artist in 1945)

Doris Rabinowitz, Florida (acquired by 1961. Sold: Sotheby’s, New York, 2nd May 1974, lot 253)

Galerie Beyeler, Basel (purchased at the above sale)

Acquired from the above in 1978

H. Hess, Lyonel Feininger, London, 1961, no. 275, illustrated p. 274

Lyonel Feininger. Städte und Küsten: Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik (exhibition catalogue), Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, 1992, p. 265

J. Grabowski, ‘Lyonel Feininger und die Sammlung der Moderne im Kronprinzenpalais 1919-1937’, in Lyonel Feininger: Von Gelmeroda nach Manhattan. Retrospektive der Gemälde (exhibition catalogue), Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 1998, p. 331

Feininger im Weimarer Land (exhibition catalogue), Kunsthaus Apolda, Apolda, 1999, p. 135

A. Moeller, Lyonel Feininger: The Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, www.feiningerproject.org, no. 289, illustrated in colour