Becalmed
Artwork: Becalmed
Size: 31.1 x 47.9 cm
Medium: Watercolor and pen and ink on paper
Creation year: 1943
Marks: Signed Feininger (lower left), titled (lower centre) and dated 25. viii. 43 (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed on 25th August 1943
Provenance: Otto Gerson Collection, New York; Mr & Mrs Harry Lewis Winston, Michigan (acquired from the previous in the 1940s); Lydia Winston Malbin Collection, New York (by descent from the previous. Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 4th May 2006, lot 376); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Michigan, Museum of Cranbrook Academy of Art, Mr and Mrs Harry Lewis Winston Collection, 1951, no. 6 (titled Boats); Michigan, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 20th Century Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Harry L. Winston, 1955, no. 19 (titled Boats); Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts; Richmond, The Virginia Museum of Art; San Francisco, The San Francisco Museum of Art; Milwaukee, The Milwaukee Art Institute, Collecting Modern Art. Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Harry Lewis Winston, 1957, no. 40 (titled Boats); Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, American Paintings and Drawings from Michigan Collections, 1962, no. 127 (titled Boats)

Sotheby's London

Date: 2020-02-05
Lot Number: 161
Notes: Achim Moeller has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work, which is to be included in the archives of Lyonel Feininger watercolours and drawings