Drei Segelschiffe. 1939. Pen and India ink and watercolor. Lower left signed and lower right dated "23. Oct. 1939". On brown, slightly fibrous paper. 19.5 x 27.8 cm (7.6 x 10.9 in) , size of sheet.
Accompanied by a photo expertise from Achim Moeller, The Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York, dated February 28, 2013. This work is registered at the archive of the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York, with the number 1188-02-28-13.
PROVENANCE: Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, 10 May 1963, lot 316 (with black-and white illu. on plate 51). Private collection Northern Germany (presumably acquired in aforementioned auction - 2012). Ketterer Kunst Munich, 400th auction, Modern Art, December 2012, lot 87, with illu. on p.161. Private collection Berlin.
EXHIBITION: Kunsthandel Wienerroither & Kohlbacher, Modern Art, Vienna (with label on frame covering).
"It is almost impossible to refrain from accustomed reality. I have to remodel and crystalize the things that I observe." Lyonel Feininger, 9 August, 1907. Quote after: L. Feininger.Zwischen den Welten, Cologne 2016, p. 25.