Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 458

 
458
Lyonel Feininger
Marienkirche in Wismar, 1952.
Watercolor and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,400
Sold:
€ 37,500 / $ 43.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Marienkirche in Wismar. 1952.
Watercolor and India ink drawing.
Signed and dated in lower left. On laid paper. 31.5 x 24.2 cm (12.4 x 9.5 in), the full sheet. [SM].

• In this work Feiniger revisits a motif after his famous "Natur-Notizen", which are of symbolic importance for the artist's late period of creation.
• The Wismar landmark in Feininger's signature style
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Achim Moeller, director of the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York – Berlin, has confirmed this work's authenticity. It is registered at the archive of the Lyonel Feininger Project with the number 1669-09-07-20.

PROVENANCE: Marlborough Galerie, New York,
Kunsthaus Bühler, Stuttgart (with a label on the frame)
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioend in the early 1970s).

458
Lyonel Feininger
Marienkirche in Wismar, 1952.
Watercolor and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,400
Sold:
€ 37,500 / $ 43.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)