Lyonel Feininger - Editions & Works on Paper New York Monday, October 24, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Published as plate 5 Sunrise in the Small Town in the portfolio Dedicated to Arno Holz for his sixtieth birthday by German artists.


    An early etching by Feininger where remnants of his earlier caricaturist style can still be seen, especially in the depiction of figures, while hints of the later decomposition of architecture can already be foreseen.

    • Provenance

      Lunn Gallery, Washington, D.C.

    • Literature

      Leona E. Prasse E37


Kleinstadt (Town) or Sonnenaufgang (Sunrise) (P. E37)

Etching, on Hosho-Japan paper, with full margins.
I. 6 x 9 1/8 in. (15.2 x 23.2 cm)
S. 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. (41.3 x 29.8 cm)

Signed and titled 'Kleinstadt' in pencil, from the edition of 100 (another 30 were given to the artists involved), published by Fritz Gurlitt Verlag, Berlin, 1923, for the Arno Holz zum Sechzigsten Geburtstage Gewidmet von Deutschen Künstlern portfolio, framed.

Full Cataloguing

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $3,150

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24 - 26 October 2022