West Deep an der Rega. 1925. Watercolor and India ink. Lower left signed, lower right dated and titled in center. On laid paper. 28.7 x 44.7 cm (11.2 x 17.5 in), size of sheet.
• Brilliant watercolor in strong contrast. • Made during the important Bauhaus days. • As of 1924 the Feiningers spent the summer months in Deep (today Mrzezyno) on the Baltic Sea.
Achim Moeller, director of Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York – Berlin, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It s registered in the archive of the Lyonel Feininger Project with the number 1689-04-28-21.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany. Private collection Rhineland. Private collection Northern Germany (inherited from the above).
LITERATURE: Grisebach, Berlin, 16th auction on November 28, 2008, lot 54. "Weimar is over, my dear, we'll now go to Dessau“ Lyonel Feininger in a letter to his wife Julia in 1925.