LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
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LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II (TOWN HALL II)

Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 GBP
THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION

LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II (TOWN HALL II)

Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 GBP
Lot sold:3,728,900GBP

Description

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. 

Condition Report

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Provenance

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

Literature

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

Exhibited

Dresden, Neue Kunst Fides, Lyonel Feininger: Neue Gemälde, Zeichnungen, 1928, no. 4

Breslau, Gesellschaft der Kunstfreunde Breslau, Schlesisches Museum der Bildenden Künste (Altes Generalkommando), Lyonel Feininger, Erich Heckel: Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen. Ewald Mataré: Plastik, 1929, no. 34

Kassel, Kunstverein zu Kassel, Orangerie, Vierte Grosse Kunstausstellung Kassel 1929: Neue Kunst in der Orangerie, 1929, no. 88

Prague, Kunstverein für Böhmen, Sonderausstellung: Lyonel Feininger, 1929–30, no. 9

(?)Mannheim, Kunsthalle, Ausstellung von Werken der Bauhausmeister, 1930

Essen, Museum Folkwang, Lyonel Feininger, 1931

Los Angeles, Los Angeles Museum of Art, The Blue Four: Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Paul Klee, 1933, no. 8 (titled Village Zottelstedt II)

Oakland, The Oakland Art Gallery; San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art & Seattle, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Exhibition Lyonel Feininger, 1936, no. 23

Santa Barbara, Faulkner Memorial Art Gallery, Lyonel Feininger: Exhibition of Oil, Watercolour Paintings and Prints in the Faulkner Memorial Art Gallery, 1937, no. 23

Minneapolis, University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Lyonel Feininger: A Retrospective Exhibition at the University of Minnesota, 1938, no. 10

Wellesley, The Art Museum of Wellesley College, Exhibition of Paintings by Lyonel Feininger, 1940, no. 16 (titled Town Hall, Zottelstedt)

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Lyonel Feininger, Marsden Hartley, 1944–45 (titled Town Hall, Zottelstedt)

San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Feininger, 1947

Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Art; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Gallery; Wilmington, Delaware Art Center & Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Jacques Villon, Lyonel Feininger, 1949-50, no. 50, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Town Hall [Zottelstedt])

Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Works of Lyonel Feininger, 1951

Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paysages après l’impressionnisme, 1975, no. 28, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Hamburg, Levy Galerie, Lyonel Feininger: Bilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, 1978, no. 4, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Stadthaus II Zottelstedt)

LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II  (TOWN HALL II)
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LYONEL FEININGER | ZOTTELSTEDT II (TOWN HALL II)
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