Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Houses in the Woods), 1917
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6 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (16.5 x 20.6 cm)
Dated lower left: 18 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Houses in the Woods), 1917
Pencil on graph paper
6 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (16.5 x 20.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: 24 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Landscape with Houses), 1917
Pencil on graph paper
6 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (16.5 x 20.6 cm)

Signed and dated lower left: Feininger 24 VII 17
 

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Edge of the Woods), 1917
Pencil on graph paper
6 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (16.5 x 20.6 cm)
Dated lower center: 14 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Landscape with Bridge, 1917
Pencil on graph paper
8 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (20.6 x 16.5 cm)

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Village Street), 1917
Pencil on paper
3 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (9.8 x 15.9 cm)
Dated lower left: 28 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(House in the Mountains), 1917
Pencil on paper
3 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (9.8 x 15.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: Feininger 12 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Fir Trees), 1917
Pencil on paper
6 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (17.1 x 9.8 cm)
Dated upper left: 20 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Braunlage with Church St. Trinitas), 1917
Pencil on paper
3 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (9.8 x 15.9 cm)
Dated upper right: 28 VII 17

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Hunter’s Lodge Brunnenbach near Braunlage, Harz Mountains), 1918
Pencil on paper
3 5/16 x 4 7/8 in. (8.4 x 12.4 cm)
Dated lower left: Donnerst. 4. VII. 18

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)

(View of Braunlage, Harz Mountains, with St. Trinitatis Church), 1918
Pencil on paper
4 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (10.5 x 16.2 cm)

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)

(Hunting Lodge Brunnenbach, Harz Mountains), 1918
Pencil on paper
3 5/16 x 4 7/8 in. (8.4 x 12.4 cm)

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Braunlage in the Harz Mountains with St. Trinitatis Church), 1918
Pencil on paper
4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. (10.5 x 16 cm)
Dated upper left: 11. VIII 18

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956))

(View of Braunlage, Harz Mountains, with Sun), 1918
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4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. (10.5 x 16 cm)

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)

(Mansion of the Glass Factory Röhrig), 1918
Pencil on paper
4 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (10.5 x 16.2 cm)
Dated lower right: 15 VII 18

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)

(St. Trinitatis Church in Braunlage, Harz Mountains), 1918
Pencil on paper
3 7/8 x 6 3/16 in. (9.8 x 15.7 cm)

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)
(Fir Trees), 1918
Pencil on paper
4 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. (12.4 x 8.6 cm)

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Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956)

(House in the Woods, Harz Mountains), 1918
Pencil on paper
4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. (10.5 x 16 cm)

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Catalogue

Feininger im Harz

Feininger im Harz

Exhibition catalogue Feininger im Harz, Lyonel-Feininger-Galerie, Quedlinburg / Moeller Fine Art, New York — Berlin, 2009 (German, 128 pages).

€ 25 | US$ 30 (plus shipping)

To purchase a catalogue please contact office@moellerfineart.com.

Chronology

Loynel Feininger and his three sons in Braunlage, 1918

Chronology

1871
Lyonel Feininger is born on July 17 in New York to Karl and Elizabeth Feininger; he is the first of three children.

1887
Leaves for Germany and starts studying at the General Vocational and Crafts School in Hamburg.

1888
Moves to Berlin and begins studying at the Royal Academy of Arts.

1892
Leaves the Academy and moves to Paris.

1893
Moves back to Berlin and starts working as a freelance cartoonist and illustrator.

1901
Marries Clara Fürst, birth of daughter Eleonora. 

1902
Birth of daughter Marianne.

1905
Meets Julia Berg (née Lilienfeld) and separates from his wife.

1906
Moves with Julia to Paris and their son Andreas is born. Works on two comic strips for The Chicago Sunday Tribune.

1907
Executes his first oil painting.

1908
Marries Julia in London, returns to Berlin.

1909
Birth of son Laurence.

1910
Birth of son Theodore Lux (T. Lux).

1911
Six paintings are shown at the Salon des Indépendants in Paris.

1913
Five paintings are shown at the Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon, organized by the Galerie Der Sturm in Berlin.

1917
First solo exhibition at the Galerie Der Sturm.

1919
Is appointed the first master of the Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar.

1921
Composes his first fugue.

1926
Moves with the Bauhaus to Dessau as master without teaching duties.

1929
Works on a series of paintings for the City of Halle (Saale).

1931
Completes his Halle series. Retrospectives in Dresden, Essen, and at the Nationalgalerie in Berlin.

1934
Moves to Berlin-Siemensstadt.

1935
The National Socialists declare his art “degenerate.”

1936
Teaches a summer course at Mills College in Oakland, California.  

1937
Leaves Germany, teaches another summer course at Mills College and then settles in New York City.

1939
Works on murals for the 1939/1940 New York World’s Fair.

1942
One of his paintings is awarded a purchase prize by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

1944
Retrospective with Marsden Hartley at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

1945
Teaches a summer course at Black Mountain College in Asheville, North Carolina.

1956
Dies on January 13 in his New York apartment.

Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings

Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings

Achim Moeller founded The Lyonel Feininger Project in 1987 to prepare the catalogues raisonné, provide certificates of authenticity as well as exhibition consultation, and to conduct and support research related to the artist. The Lyonel Feininger Project, with premises in New York and Berlin, organizes scholarly exhibitions and maintains a 20,000-volume reference library.

Lyonel Feininger: The Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings by Achim Moeller can be accessed at feiningerproject.org.

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