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Title

Volcano, from Six page letter with woodcut letterheads

1918


Artist

Lyonel Feininger

United States of America, Germany, United States of America

17 Jul 1871 - 13 Jan 1956


Details


Alternative title

Stromboli


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

449.1979.4


Artist information

Lyonel Feininger

Works in the collection

133


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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

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

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