LYONEL FEININGER 1871-1956
1871 – New York – 1956 (American/German)
Title: On the Quay | Am Quai, 1918
Technique: Original Hand Signed Woodcut on thin Japan Paper
Paper size: 25 x 37 cm. / 9.8 x 14.6 in.
Image size: 16.5 x 20.5 cm. / 6.5 x 8.1 in.
Additional Information: This original woodcut is hand signed in pencil “Feininger” at the lower left margin.
Our impression is one of only 15 proofs of this composition. It was not published in an edition.
It is also hand inscribed with the work number “1878” in the lower margin.
The artist also referred to this work by the title “Marine”
Other impressions of this work can be found in the collections of Museum der bildenden Künste zu Leipzig and Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Weimar.
Julia Feininger (wife of the artist)
Moeller Gallery, New York & Berlin
Literature: Prasse, L.E. (1972). Lyonel Feininger: A Definitive Catalogue of his Graphic Work: Etchings, Lithographs, Woodcuts. The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1972.
Reference: Prasse W. 93
Condition: Excellent condition. Tipped to the mount in the upper sheet corners with very minor associated staining. The work was mounted by the artist in this way.