Sale: 477 / Classics of the 20th Century II, Dec. 07. 2018 in Munich Lot 498

 
498
Lyonel Feininger
Houses by the River, 1946.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,100
Sold:
€ 55,000 / $ 62.699

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Houses by the River. 1946.
Watercolor and gold color over ink brush drawing.
Signed and titled in lower left. Lower right dated. Dedicated on verso of the backing board. On laid paper by Hahnemühle (with watermark). 23.3 x 33.8 cm (9.1 x 13.3 in) , size of sheet.
Verso with a sketch in pencil. [SM].

Achim Moeller, director of Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York – Berlin, confirmed the authenticity of this work. It is registered in the archive of the Lyonel Feininger Project with the number 1490-04-05-18.

PROVENANCE: Private collection USA.

"I do not intend to be considered a 'modern artist'. I have found the most suitable form to express my inner love and passion and to satisfy my need for clarity and space."
Lyonel Feininger, 1941, quote from: Feininger, September 15, 1941, New York, to O. Marcus, in: Haus der Kunst, Lyonel Feininger - 1871-1956, p. 14, 1973

498
Lyonel Feininger
Houses by the River, 1946.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 17,100
Sold:
€ 55,000 / $ 62.699

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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