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An image of Volcano by Lyonel Feininger

Lyonel Feininger

(United States of America, Germany, United States of America 17 Jul 1871 – 13 Jan 1956)

Title
Volcano, from Six page letter with woodcut letterheads
Alternative title:
Stromboli
Year
1918
Media category
Print
Materials used
woodcut with pen and ink text
Dimensions

10.8 x 12.9 cm image; 28.5 x 21.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Letter signed l.c. sheet [page 6], ink "Leo". Letter dated u.r. sheet [page 1], ink "...Sept. 15th 1919...".
Credit
Purchased 1979
Accession number
449.1979.4
Copyright
© Lyonel Feininger, 1918/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney 2002
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Nicholas Draffin, Prints in Germany 1880-1940, Sydney South, 1989, 3. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin, Two masters of the Weimar Bauhaus: Lyonel Feininger, Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack, Sydney, 1974, 30 (illus.). cat.no. 24

Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pg. 47-66, Sydney, 1981, 53 (illus.). cat.no. 10

Exhibition history (5)

Two masters of the Weimar Bauhaus: Lyonel Feininger, Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack:

Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981

The edge of the world, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Jul 1985–25 Aug 1985

Prints in Germany 1880-1940, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Oct 1989–07 Jan 1990

Bauhaus and Expressionism: German prints and drawings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, 04 Mar 2005–15 May 2005