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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   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

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

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 4 works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

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

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

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

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

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "F"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

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

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
3 paintings online

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

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 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

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
3 works online

The Albertina, Vienna
The High Shore, 1923

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

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:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(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
(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 The Athenaeum
8 works online

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Lyonel Feininger at CGFA

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)
Works by Feininger to be found on pages 2 and 3 of this site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch)  

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Visual Telling of Stories

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lyonel Feininger  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

Lyonel Feininger at the 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

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

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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