LYONEL FEININGER Signed 1918 Woodcut - "Marine". Lyonel Feininger was born on. As the son of a concert violinist of German origin and a singer and pianist. He followed his parents to. In 1887, where he first attended the drawing and painting class at the Gewerbeschule in.And later studied at the Königliche Kunst-Akademie in. Then followed one year in. Where he attended the private art school of the Italian sculptor Filippo Colarossi.
In 1893, where he earned a living mainly as an illustrator until 1906. He spent the following two years in. Where he met the'Café du Dôme'-circle of German Matisse pupils as well as Robert Delaunay. He became a member of the'Berliner Sezession' in 1909, exhibiting at their show for the first time one year later.
In 1911 for his exhibition at the'Salon des Independants'. Here he had his first encounter with Cubism. His acquaintance with Alfred Kubin and the'Brücke' painters Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and Erich Heckel opened up new perspectives for his own work in 1912.He began making his first architectural compositions with the typical Cubist fragmentation. In 1913 Franz Mark invited Feininger to participate in the'Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon' at Herwarth Walden's'Sturm'-Galerie in. Which also organized Feininger's first one-man exhibition in 1917. Walter Gropius called him to the'Bauhaus' in. In 1919, where he taught graphic art and painting until 1926. Together with Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Alexej von Jawlensky, Feininger founded the artist group'Die Blauen Vier' in 1924. A first comprehensive retrospective exhibition took place in 1931 at the Kronprinzen-Palais in. Where the artist moved in 1933.
In the same year the National Socialists confiscated more than 400 of his works. Feininger's artistic breakthrough in the.Only came in 1944 with a retrospective exhibition at the. In 1945 Feininger ran a summer course at the. Where he met Gropius and Einstein. His teaching, his writing and his later watercolors were an important source for the development of Abstract Expressionism in. This rare original woodcut is entitled "Marine" (Prasse W 77), and is signed in pencil by the artist on the front lower left "Lyonel Feininger". It is also signed by the printer, gedr. Voigt and bears the hexagonal drystamp of Verlag der Dichtung (designed by Feininger) on the front lower right.
It is printed on laid. Paper and is from the limited edition of only 25 impressions printed on.It measures 14" x 19 ¾" (sheet), 11" x 14 ¾" (image), and is matted and framed for a total size of 20 ¾" x 23 ¾". Gallery retail prices are always much higher.
The item "LYONEL FEININGER Signed 1918 Original Woodcut Marine" is in sale since Monday, December 1, 2008. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "skf-fineart" and is located in Los Angeles, California.This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia.