05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
507A

Lyonel Feininger (American, 1871-1956) Sailing Vessels and Rainbow

$20,145$17,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Lyonel Feininger (American, 1871-1956)

Sailing Vessels and Rainbow, 1934
Signed and inscribed "Feininger/ XXX (Muttertag) 13. v. 34 L.F." in ink and pencil
l.l., dated "2 ii 34" l.r., identified on a label from Kanegis Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing.
Ink on paper, sheet size 7 3/4 x 11 5/8 in. (19.7 x 29.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Tacked to u.l. and u.r. corners.

Provenance: Collection of Sidney Kanegis, Boston, Massachusetts; private Massachusetts collection.

N.B. We wish to thank Achim Moeller for confirming the authenticity of this work. The work is registered in the archives of the Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, New York - Berlin with the no. 1141-04-10-12, and a photo-certificate accompanies the lot.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Tape to u.r. corner recto, measuring approx. 1/4 x 1/4 in., tack holes to four corners; tacked at u.l. and u.r. corners to silk-covered backing mat, subtle rippling to sheet; no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Lyonel Feininger Project LLC, v. 34, Kanegis Gallery, Massachusetts, Sidney Kanegis, Achim Moeller