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From Beuys to Liebermann – Selected Works

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Lyonel Feininger

1871 – New York – 1956

”Cammin”. 1934

Oil on canvas. 60,5 × 50,5 cm. (23 ⅞ × 19 ⅞ in.) Signed and dated lower left: Feininger 1934. On the upper stretcher bar with brush in black signed, dated and titled (partially covered by label): L. Feininger 1934 "Cammin“. Catalogue raisonné: Hess 360. With an additional certificate by Achim Moeller, New York, dated 21 April 2006.  [3119] Framed 

ProvenanceGalerie Nierendorf, Berlin (1936) / Nierendorf Gallery, New York (1943) / Marlborough Fine Art, London (1990) / Galerie Ludorff, Dusseldorf / Private Collection Switzerland (acquired 2006 at Galerie Ludorff)

EUR 500.000 – 700.000
USD 588,000 – 824,000

„Cammin“

Auction 324Thursday, 3 December 2020
06:00 PM

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ExhibitionGesamtausstellung Lyonel Feininger: Gemälde und Aquarelle, zum 65. Geburtstag des Künstlers. Berlin, Galerie Nierendorf, 1936, cat. no. 13 / Deutscher Künstlerbund: Malerei und Plastik in Deutschland 1936. Hamburg, Kunstverein, 1936, cat. no. 61, ill. (Exhibition closed after ten days by the National Socialists) / 2nd Feininger Exhibition 1937. 35 New Paintings, 130 Drawings and Prints by Lyonel Feininger (travelling exhibition 1937/38). Oakland (CA), Mills College Art Gallery; San Francisco (CA), San Francisco Museum of Art, 1937, cat. no. 35; Santa Barbara (CA); Los Angeles (CA), Los Angeles Art Association, University Gallery; Paintings, Water Colors, Drawings and Wood Cuts by Lyonel Feininger. Andover (MA), Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, 1938, cat. no. 13; Seattle (WA), Seattle Art Museum, and Portland (OR) / Feininger Exhibition. New York, Nierendorf Gallery, 1943, cat. no. 9 / Présence des maîtres. Basle, Galerie Beyeler, 1967, cat. no. 12 / Lyonel Feininger Retrospective. Oil Paintings and Works on Paper. Tokio, Marlborough Fine Art, 1990, cat. no. 5, ill. / Sommergäste. Von Arp bis Werefkin. Klassische Moderne in Mecklenburg und Pommern. Schwerin, Staatliches Museum, Kunstsammlungen, Schlösser and Gärten, 2011, cat. no. 52, ill. p. 139 / Il Mar Baltico delle Avanguardie (1886-1945) [tranfer of the Schwerin exhibition 2011]. Ascona, Museo Comunale d'Arte Moderna, 2012

Literature and IllustrationWilly Rotzler: Konstruktive Konzepte. Eine Geschichte der konstruktiven Kunst vom Kubismus bis heute. Zurich, ABC Verlag, 1977, cat. no. 156, ill. p. 77 / Hans Schulz-Vanselow: Lyonel Feininger und Pommern. Eine Materialsammlung. Kiel, Stiftung Pommern, 1999, p. 253, p. 309, ill. 16, and p. 356

Essay by Ulrich Clewing: Polygons, Compartments, Colour Surfaces: Lyonel Feininger´s Very Own Cubist Reality

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