Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 396

 
396
Lyonel Feininger
Untitled (For Our Solitude), 1950.
Watercolor and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Untitled (For Our Solitude). 1950.
Watercolor and India ink drawing.
Lower right signed and dated, lower left inscribed with the dedication "to Eva, from Leo". On Ingres laid paper (with the watermark). 23.5 x 27.8 cm (9.2 x 10.9 in), size of sheet. [CH].

• Typical maritime depiction from the artist‘s late period of creation
• Made in 1950 in Cambridge or Plymouth on the coast of Massachusetts, where Feininger spent the summer- and autumn months
• Made the same year Feininger executed the large wall painting for the passenger liner SS Constituion
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Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Achim Moeller, managing director of the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York - Berlin on February 23, 2005. The work is registered at the Lyonel Feininger archive of watercolors and drawings with the number 110-02-23-05.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse.

LITERATURE: Ketterer Kunst, Hamburg, 295th auction, October 28, 2005, lot no. 385.

396
Lyonel Feininger
Untitled (For Our Solitude), 1950.
Watercolor and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,900
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.387

(incl. 25% surcharge)