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Lyonel Feininger    (American/German, 1871-1956)

 Lyonel Feininger - Street Scene (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 31.8 x w: 48.9 cm / h: 12.5 x w: 19.3 in
Lyonel Feininger
Street Scene 1952

1871 Born Léonell Charles Feininger in New York, NY, USA
1888 Attended the Königliche Akademie where he studied under painter Ernst Hancke, Berlin, Germany
1889 Worked as a caricaturist for the weekly magazine Humoristische Blätter, Berlin, Germany
1890 Attended the Jesuit-run College St. Servais in Liège, Belgium
1891 Returned to Berlin and enrolled at the art school of Karl Schlabitz, Berlin, Germany
Returned to the Königliche Akademie, Berlin, Germany
1892 Moved to Paris where he spends the next six months and visited the art school of the Italian sculptor Filippo Colarossi, Paris, France
1942 Received a Recipient: acquisition prize for Gelmeroda XIII at the Artists for Victory Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY, USA
1945 Instructor Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC, USA
1947 Elected president of the Federation of American Painters and Sculptors
1955 Elected member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters
1956 Died in New York, NY, USA

2012 Lyonel Feininger: Photographs 1928–1939, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2011 Feininger at Harvard: Drawings, Watercolors, and Photographs, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, Germany and Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Sommergäste. Von Arp bis Werefkin - Die Klassische Moderne in Mecklenburg und Pommern, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Germany
2010 Feininger in the Harz, Moeller Fine Art, Berlin, Germany (solo exhibition)
2009 Your Uncle Feininger: Comics, Fairy Tales, and Toys, Moeller Fine Art, Berlin, Germany (solo exhibition)
2007 Lyonel Feininger: Unique and Rare Prints from Quedlinburg, Moeller Fine Art, New York, NY, USA (solo exhibition)
2004 Lyonel Feininger & Mark Tobey: Years of Friendship 1944 - 1956, Moeller Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
1949 Museum of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA
1944 Lyonel Feininger and Marsden Hartley, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
1942 Artists for Victory, Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY, USA
1929 Nineteen Living American Artists, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
1920 Anger-Museum, Erfurt, Germany
1904 The Great Berlin Art Exhibition, Berlin, Germany

2007 Mossinger, Ingrid. Lyonel Feininger: The Loebermann Collection Drawings/ Watercolors/ Prints.. New York: Prestel Publishing, 2007
1991 Hess, Hans. Lyonel Feininger. Stuttgart, Germany: Kohlhammer, 1991
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