Lot 1840. Lyonel Feininger

Starting price:€ 12 000
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 139961
Lot 1840Lyonel Feininger
(1871 New York - 1956 ibid)"Rue St. Jacques". Original titleLook at the corner of a picturesque, bizarre in the sky-rising building in one of the oldest streets of Paris, which is enlivened by luminous areas of color in Yellow and light blue. At the reporting date of the sheet 14. In may 1911, Feininger from Paris, wrote to his wife Julia of its origin: "We walked then, through the Rue St. Jacques, where she starts at the top, and there, right at the first corner, I stayed to make a 'note' I had to make (...)". The subject fascinated the later Bauhaus master so much that he cut it in 1918, in an expressionist wood, and even in 1953, in a painting back in apprehension. Pencil & coloured chalk/paper. R. u. dated and titled "Sunday, May 14 1911 r. St. Jacques". The left edge of the sheet, perforated, overall, is in good preservation. Approximately 17.5 cm x 13 cm. Frame.Added by: photo-Expertise by Achim Moeller, 30.9.2009, Director of the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York - Berlin, in the archive of the Lyonel Feininger Project under the no 274-09-30-09 registered. Exhibitions: Feininger in Paris, Lyonel Feininger, The Paris drawings from 1892 to 1911, Germanisches national Museum, Nuremberg, Germany; Achim Moeller Fine Art, Grand Palais, Paris 1992, cat.No. 48, p. 97, colour. Fig. 116; Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York, 1992/93.Provenance: The Collection Of Alois J. Schardt, Claremont; Private Collection, New York.Pencil and coloured chalks on drawing paper. Dated 1911 and titled. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity by A. Moeller, the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York - Berlin, September 30th 2009.

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