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Marine

1918
Lyonel Feininger (American (active in Germany), 1871–1956)


Catalogue Raisonné

Prasse (W)077; F.1862

Dimensions

Block: 28 x 37.6 cm (11 x 14 13/16 in.) Sheet: 35.1 x 45.9 cm (13 13/16 x 18 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.225

Medium or Technique

Woodcut printed on Japanese paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of 125 impressions hand-printed and signed by the printer, Fritz Voigt, and published in “Die erste Mappe”, edited by Wolf Przygode (Potsdam: Verlag der Dichtung, Gustav Kiepenheuer, 1921). Also 25 impressions on Japanese laid paper and 100 impressions on handmade paper.

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: signed by the printer, "gedr. F. Voigt" and by the artist "Lyonel Feininger"; l.r.: hexagonal drystamp of Verlag der Dichtung (designed by Feininger)

Provenance

Florence S. Gerstein (1926-2004, Boston); her bequest to MFA

Credit Line

Bequest of Florence S. Gerstein

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.