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Blue Coast by Lyonel Feininger


Blue Coast by Lyonel Feininger

Original price was: $78.Current price is: $48. Incl GST

Large print by mid century expressionist Lyonel Feininger in white & natural wood mid century frame.

Blue Coast 1943 – an example of Lyonel Feiningers ‘American work’, carried out upon his return to America 1936.

Dimensions: W 82cm / H 46cm

Print made in Holland – Circa 1960

NB. This print does have 2 areas of light brown marks – ‘age’ dots.
These are 3mm-5mm diameter approx & can be seen on close inspection – on right hand side – under the two boats & under the signature.
Print is mounted on board under glass. Frame is in good shape with one cosmetic scuff – frame edge, top left corner

Lyonel Feininger – 1871-1956. Born in New York to German-American violinist and composer Karl Feininger and American singer Elizabeth Feininger.

Travelling to Germany in 1887 at age 16 to study at the Königliche Akademie Berlin under Ernst Hancke. Feininger’s early career was as a successful commercial caricaturist, but by age 36 he worked more in the fashion of a fine artist.

A member of the Berliner Sezession in 1909, associated with German expressionist groups – Die Brücke, the Novembergruppe, Gruppe 1919, the Blaue Reiter circle and Die Blaue Vier (The Blue Four).
His first solo exhibit was at Sturm Gallery in Berlin, 1917. Not long after in 1919 when Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus Art Institute, Lyonel became his first faculty appointment.

He remained associated with Bauhaus for several years, becoming the master artist in charge of the Bauhaus printmaking workshop along with teaching roles. In 1933, the political situation became unbearable for Feininger and his wife. They eventually relocated to America after much of his & associates works were confiscated in 1936 to be exhibited in the ‘degenerate art’ (Entartete Kunst) exhibit Munich 1937.

FiF Rating

“Vintage Condition” Original piece in good condition. NB. Any flaws, faults etc are noted under ‘Additional info’

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