Waldszene. Um 1950. Oil on canvas. 79 x 51 cm (31.1 x 20 in). This work was presumably part of a larger composition that the artist had discarded.
With a photo expertise from Achim Moeller, The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York, dated May 7, 2018. This work is registered at the archive of The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York, under the unfinished and discarded works by the artist and will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné of paintings.
PROVENANCE: Private collection New York (artist's neighbor, presumably gifted). Private collection (inherited from aforementioned). Private collection Seattle/Washington. Private collection USA.
"There is one thing I already know, I will give mankind a new perspective onto the world." L. Feininger, 1914, quote from: Lyonel Fininger. Zeichnungen und Aquarelle aus dem Julia-Feininger-Nachlass, New York - Berlin 2011, p. 9.