Lot 500. Feininger, Lyonel . Village house with tree and the edge of the stones. Circa 1901

Starting price: € 12 000
Auction date: 16.07.2020   15:00 UTC +02:00
ID 359973
Lot 500 | Feininger, Lyonel . Village house with tree and the edge of the stones. Circa 1901
Feininger, Lyonel (1871 New York - 1956 ibid.). Colorful color pencil drawing over pencil on thin cardboard 11.6 x 18.7 cm signed lower left and with dedication to S. l. Peter Röhl. Frame. Authenticity confirmation: Achim Moeller has confirmed the authenticity of the work. The work is registered under number 1590-04-09-19 in the archive. Will be included in the catalogue raisonné of watercolours and drawings. Provenance: Karl Peter Röhl / Werner Krüger, Köln, Mallorca / private collection Switzerland exhibition: Düsseldorf, 1915 in the gallery Völmel, In the Small Large graphic 1895 - 1949, p. 16/17 Unfold: Mostly, there's with "village view" titled. A colorful colored pencil drawing of an ordinary village house - from the signature Lyonel Feininger's apart, it's when Viewing the work, a stringent relationship to the rest of the oeuvre of the artist to produce. So Inger, was born in 1871 in New York is fine, and after a long career as a cartoonist for a number of International publications is relatively late access to the painting, but actually, for its prismatic, almost crystalline, forming structures known grace. On the Emigration from the United States, a temporary accession of the Berlin Secession, as well as contact with representatives of the Blue rider was introduced at the beginning of the new century. These and other stimulating encounters were responsible for Feininger's gradual development to the of him so strongly embodied the "principle of the monumentality and concentration". The present work of the later head of the graphic workshop at the Bauhaus in Weimar, built around 1901, a time spent the the time on cartoons and graphics-focused artist, often on the North and East coast. Interestingly, the drawing, however, is not alone whether or not its stylistically-biographical Isolation from the rest of the oeuvre, but also on the basis of a personal dedication for the S. I. Peter Röhl. Letters from Feininger, the younger fellow painters and his wife Alexandra serve on the art market today as a testimony of this artistic friendship.

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