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LYONEL FEININGER 1871-1956
1871 – New York – 1956 (American/German)
Title: Parisian Houses | Pariser Häuser, 1920/27
Technique: Original Hand Signed Woodcut on Laid Japan Paper
Paper size: 52 x 37.5 cm. / 20.5 x 14.8 in.
Image size: 37.2 x 27 cm. / 14.6 x 10.6 in.
Additional Information: This original woodcut is hand signed in pencil “Lyonel Feininger” at the lower left margin.
Our impression is one between 30 and 35 unnumbered (as issued) impressions on thin Japan paper.
It was published for the Gessellschaft der Erfurter Museumsfreunde, Erfurt [Friends of Erfurt Museum Society] in 1927
Other impressions of this work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Kunsthalle, Bremen. The subject is also known as ‘Alte Häuser in Paris’ [Old Houses in Paris] and ‘Pariser Strasse’ [Parisian Street].
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. 199 II
Condition: Very good condition. Pale, unobtrusive mount staining in the margins.