Gaberndorf. 1953. Oil on canvas. Hess 531. Signed in upper right. Once more signed on the stretcher, as well as dated and titled. 38 x 61 cm (14.9 x 24 in). [SM].
• Gaberndorf is one of the most important motifs in the artist's oeuvre • Motif after his "nature notes", which are of symbolic meaning for the artist's late period of creation •Characterized by a dense and rich color effect.
PROVENANCE: Dr. Karl Lilienfeld, New York. Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
EXHIBITION: Feininger im Weimarer Land, Kunsthaus Apolda, 1999.
LITERATURE: Wolfgang Büche, Back in New York - Zurück in einer vertrauten Fremde, in: ex. cat. Lyonel Feininger. Zurück nach Amerika, Stiftung Moritzburg, Halle 2009, p. 11.