Lyonel Feininger - The Gate (Das Tor)

Lyonel Feininger - The Gate (Das Tor) - image-1
Lyonel Feininger - The Gate (Das Tor) - image-1

Lyonel Feininger

The Gate (Das Tor)
1912

Etching on wove paper 27 x 19.7 cm (40.4 x 30.6 cm) Signed. One of 125 proofs. Published in the journal "Die Schaffenden", published by Paul Westheim, year 1, portfolio 1, 1918, Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, Weimar 1919 (blindstamp). - Browned, slightly trimmed.

Catalogue Raisonné

Prasse E 52; Söhn HDO 72701-1

Provenance

Städtische Galerie Frankfurt am Main (stamped and with barely legible inventory no. "779" verso); confiscated as "degenerate" in 1937; the work is listed in the inventory of the Forschungsstelle Entartete Kunst, FU, Berlin (data interchanged with the woodcut of the same name from the same provenance); Kunsthandel Bernhard Böhmer, Güstrow (1940); in German family possession since

Lot 315 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 €

Result:
6.200 €