Study, On The Cliffs (Early Attempt At Cubist Form)
Artwork: Study, On The Cliffs (Early Attempt At Cubist Form)
Size: 45.5 x 60.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1912
Marks: Signed faintly 'Feininger' and dated '1912' (lower left); dated 'MAY 15th 1912' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Mrs. Anne Klestadt, Dusseldorf; Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Jonas, Cincinnati (by descent from the above and sold: Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, May 11, 1977, lot 82); Private Collection, London (sold: Sotheby's, London, November 29, 1988, lot 69); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: University of Texas at Austin, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Works from a British Collection, 1986, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogueNew York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Lyonel Feininger, At the Edge of the World, 2011, no. 60, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 61
Low Estimate: $1200000 [-25%]
High Estimate: $1800000 [-50%]
Hammer Price: $900000
Sold For: $1090000