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Brucke II (Bridge II)

Artwork:
Brucke II (Bridge II)
Size:
81.4 x 101 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1915
Marks
Signed Feininger (lower right); titled and dated Winter 1914-15 on the canvas overlap
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in the Winter 1914-15
Provenance :
Estate of the artist, New Yor; Julia Feininger, New Yor; Estate of Julia Feininger, New Yor; Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York / Marlborough Fine Art, Londo; Private Collection (acquired in 1971; Private Collection, Switzerlan; A Charitable Foundation, Switzerland (sold: Christie's, London, 4th February 2014, lot 36; Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, 48. Ausstellung: Lyonel Feininger, 1918, no. 12, illustrated in the catalogu; Hagen, Folkwang-Museum, Lyonel Feininger, 191; Dresden, Galerie Emil Richter, Lyonel Feininger: Sonder-Ausstellung seiner Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Holzschnitte, 1919, no. 2; Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger: Gemalde, Graphik, XXIX. Sonder-Ausstellung, 1919-20, no. 147 (as dating from 1914; Cologne, Galerie Goyert, Neue Kunst, 1920, no. 2; Weimar, Galerie Kunst der Lebenden, Schlossmuseum (on loan circa 1923-1930; Breslau, Gesellschaft der Kunstfreunde Breslau, Schlesisches Museum der Bildenden Kunste, Lyonel Feininger, Erich Heckel: Gemalde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, 1929, no.; Essen, Museum Folkwang, Lyonel Feininger, 1931; Berlin; Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Kronenprinzenpalais, Lyonel Feininger, 1931-32, no. 31 (as dating from 1913); Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Lyonel Feininger, 1932, no. 12 (as dating from 1913); New York, Buchholz Gallery; New York, Willard Gallery & Grosse Pointe, The Russel A. Alger House, Detroit Institute of Arts, Lyonel Feininger, 1941, no. 3 (as dating from 1912); Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum, German Expressionism, 1961, no. 10 (as dating from 1914); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; St. Louis, City Art Museum; Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art; Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago & Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art 1910-1920, 1963-64, no. 39; New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Lyonel Feininger, 1969, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue (as dating from 1914); Zurich, Galerie Art Focus & Basel, Galerie Art Focus, Deutscher Expressionismus, Werke von 1905 bis 1930, 2001, no. 4, illustrated in the catalogue; Zurich, Galerie Art Focus, Der Sturm: Herwarth Waldens 'Sturm' in Berlin, 2002, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue; Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Gli Espressionisti, 1905-1920, 2002-03, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2019-02-26
Lot Number :
14
Low Estimate :
$5,267,540[-100%]*
High Estimate :
$7,901,310[-100%]*