Railroad Workers. 1910.
Lower left dated "Tues Dec 13 '10". On light newsprint (pierced at top). 22 x 28 cm (8.6 x 11 in), size of sheet.
In 2006, the sheet was auctioned by Christie's London from the Achim Moeller Collection for th ebenefit of the "Lyonel Feininger Catalogue Raisonne Project".
• The sheet used to be in possession of Alois Jakob Schardt, director of the Kunstmuseum Moritzburg Halle (Saale) .
• Document of Lyonel Feiniger's fascination for everything around the railroad theme.
• Lyonel Feininger's works are in many renowned international museums like the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Centre Pompidou, Paris, the Städel Museum, Frankfurt a. Main, and the Sprengel Museum, Hanover.
Achim Moeller, director of the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York – Berlin, has confirmned ths work's authenticity. It is registered in the archive of the Lyonel Feininger Project with the number 1871-09-05-23. The work is accompoanied by a certificate.
PROVENANCE: Alois Jakob Schardt, Halle, Berlin, Los Angeles (until 1955)
Private collection (inherited from the above).
Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York (acquired from the above in 1985)
Private collection Italy (Christie's in 2006).
EXHIBITION: Lyonel Feininger, Opere dalle collezioni private italiane, MArt Museo d'Arte Moderna, Rovereto 2007, cat. 4.7, fig. p. 147.
LITERATURE: Deuchler, Florens. Lyonel Feininger. Sein Weg zum Bauhaus- Meister. Leipzig: 1996, p. 52 fig. , 228
Christie's London, Impressionist and modern works on paper, February 9, 2006, lot 637, fig.
Opere dalle collezioni private italiane, MArt Museo d'Arte Moderna, Rovereto May 19 - July 29, 2007, cat. no. 4.7, fig. p. 147.
In good condition. Right margin with slight handling marks and a tiny split (2mm)
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