Current Inventory by Lyonel Feininger

Das Tor, Ribnitz (Town Gate, Ribnitz)

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  – L y o n e l =F e i n i n g e r – – 1 8 7 1 – 1 9 5 6 1912, Woodcut. Prasse W10, I. One of only 5 proof impressions on yellow tissue; before the crack in the block; before the only published trade edition (on ordinary wove paper) in the periodical Neue Blatter fur Kunst und Dichtung, Dresden, October, 1919. Signed in pencil and annotated 1807, the artist’s inventory number. Image size 5 11/16 x 5 1/2 inches (144 x 140 mm); sheet size: 8 7/8 x 7 inches (225 […]

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Wagon Crossing a Bridge

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Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956), Wagon Crossing a Bridge (Wagen auf einer Brucke), woodcut, c. 1941, signed in pencil lower left, with the artist’s work number lower center (1867). Reference: Prasser W 82, only state.  In very good condition, with margins, 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, the sheet 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches. A fine fresh proof impression of this intricate cubist composition, printed in black ink on a thin Japan wove paper. Prasser notes a few proofs, on various papers, some unsigned. This print was included as No. 5 of the portfolio Ten Woodcuts by Lyonel Feininger, 1941, edition of […]

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Ship at Sea (also Marine); Barke auf See

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  Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956), Ship at Sea (also titled Marine by the artist; Barke auf See), woodcut, 1918, signed in pencil lower left, with the artist’s work number lower center (1851). Reference: Prasser W 66, only state. In excellent condition, with margins, 7 x 8 1/2, the sheet 8 3/4 x 11 inches. A fine fresh impression of this complex, perfectly balanced cubist composition, printed in black ink on a light orange/tan wove paper. This is one of the few proofs Feininger made of Bark at Sea; the print was published in an unsigned edition of 100 and also in […]

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The Gate (Das Tor)

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  Lyonel Feininger (German/American, 1871-1956) “The Gate” (Das Tor). Etching and drypoint. 1912. One of the edition of 125 published in “Die Schaffenden” in 1919. Signed “Lyonel Feininger” in pencil and with the Die Schaffenden blind stamp both lower left. [also signed, titled and dated in the plate “Feininger”, “The Gate” and “Wenesd’y, Sept. 4, 1912″] Reference:  Prasse E-52.  On thick Japan paper, in very good condition, a few repaired nicks/tears at the margin edges not near the image, some handling folds, slight soiling, small paper/printing creases;  10 7/8″ height by 7 7/8″ width; sheet 16 7/16″ height by 12 […]

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Kreuzende Segelschiffe 2 (Cruising Sailing Ships 2)

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  Lyonel Feininger, “Kreuzende Segelschiffe 2 (Cruising Sailing Ships 2)” 1919, Woodcut. Prasse W175. Edition 275 unsigned for portfolio Die tunlte Jahresgabe des Kreises graphischer Kunstler und Sammier, 1925; 25 signed de luxe edition nos. I-XXV, on Japanese Milo paper; 150 signed edition nos. 1-150, on Zanders cream laid paper; 100 unsigned nos. 151-250. Signed and titled in pencil.Image size 6 x 8 7/8 inches (171 x 225 mm); sheet size 9 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches (241 x 302 mm). A superb, black, proof impression, apart from the published editions, on tissue-thin cream laid Japan, with full margins ( […]

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Hafendock (Harbor Dock)

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Hafendock (Harbor Dock) – 1919, Woodcut. Prasse W154, 1919, only state, . No published edition–one of only a few known proofs. Signed in pencil and numbered 1934 (the artist’s work number, not the date) in the bottom center margin. Estate stamped and numbered W 716 in pencil, in the bottom left sheet corner. Image size 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 inches (86 x 89 mm); sheet size 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (140 x 216 mm). A fine, black impression, on tan carbon-copy paper, with full margins (3/4 to 2 9/16 inches), in excellent condition. Very scarce. Prasse notes […]

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Kirche und Dorf (Church and Village)

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Kirche und Dorf (Church and Village)- 1919, Woodcut. Prasse W18. No published edition–one of only a few proofs. Signed in pencil and numbered 1814 (the artist’s work number) in the artist’s hand, bottom center margin. Estate stamped and numbered W 37 in pencil, in the bottom right sheet corner. Image size 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches (86 x 117 mm); sheet size 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (140 x 216 mm). A fine, black impression, on oatmeal-tan carbon-copy paper, with full margins (3/4 to 2 9/16 inches), in excellent condition. Very scarce. Prasse notes “Proofs chiefly on oatmeal-tan […]

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Old Mill

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Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956),  Old Mill,  etching, 1911-12, signed, dated, and titled in pencil lower margin; Prasse E42. Also signed in the plate as “Leinoel Einfinger”; an impression from the Feininger estate, and with the estate stamp lower right. On beige laid paper, in good condition, with pale light and mat stain. With full margins, the plate is 5 3/8 x 8 3/8, the sheet 9 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches. Lyonel Feininger was born in New York, in 1871, to parents who were distinguished concert musicians. He became an infant prodigy himself, studying piano and violin, and in 1887 was […]

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