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Lyonel Feininger (American (active in Germany), 1871–1956)
Prasse W.077, F.1862
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.)
Medium or Technique
Woodcut printed on Japanese paper
Not On View
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.
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)
Florence S. Gerstein (1926-2004, Boston); her bequest to MFA
Bequest of Florence S. Gerstein
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.