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Lyonel Feininger

[American-born German Cubist/Expressionist Painter, 1871-1956]

• Relationships: Father of Andreas Feininger and Lux Feininger.
Associated with the Bauhaus School in Weimar, Germany.
Member of the American Abstract Artists group.
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Original works by Lyonel Feininger available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteCleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Many works online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteLyonel Feininger at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteLyonel Feininger at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works by Lyonel Feininger

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
The Village Pond of Gelmeroda

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Portfolio for Walter Gropius "1924 18/V"

Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Cathedral, wood-cut for the Bauhaus Manifesto, 1919

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
2 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Canton Museum of Art, Ohio

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Schlossgasse, 1915

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Hammer Museum, California
2 comic pages are by Feininger

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
Lighthouse I, 1947

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
2 works online

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "F"

Lyonel Feininger in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Zirchow VI

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
3 works

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
5 works by Feininger

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Mill, 1918

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
The Gate, ca.1920

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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3 works by Lyonel Feininger online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
3 paintings online

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Brooding Sky
City Moon

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Lyonel Feininger at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Lyonel Feininger at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Stiftung Moritzburg, Moritzburg, Germany (in German)  
4 works online

Sweet Briar College Art Gallery, Virginia

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Denstedt, 1917

The Albertina, Vienna
The High Shore, 1923

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
In a Village Near Paris (Street in Paris, Pink Sky), 1909

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Calm, 1940

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Lempertz Auction Gallery, Cologne, Germany -- Highlights from Past Sales
Scroll down to the highlights from the Autumn 2005 sale

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLyonel Feininger at CGFA

Notable SiteLyonel Feininger at The Athenaeum
8 works online

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch)  

The Modernist Journals Project
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The Visual Telling of Stories

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lyonel Feininger  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Lyonel Feininger: Strollers - The Passing Scene

Gibbon Art Blog

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Alfred Vance Churchill papers regarding Lyonel Feininger online

The New York Observer
"Lyonel Feininger's Leap, Caricaturist to Cubist", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Tobey and Feininger, Epistolary Buddies In the Avant-Garde", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"The Velocipede of Modernism", 1986 article by Robert Hughes

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"20th-Century Lyonel Feininger Art Work"

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