Marine mit bewölktem Himmel (Seascape with Cloudy Sky)

Lyonel Feininger, American (active in Germany), 1871 - 1956

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Sunday June 4th 1922

Blue wash and black ink on soft laid paper

Image: 8 5/8 × 11 13/16 in. (21.9 × 30 cm)

Sheet: 11 9/16 × 14 1/8 in. (29.4 × 35.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Daisy V. Shapiro in memory of her son, Richard David Shapiro, Class of 1943

W.962.190

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in ink, lower left: Feininger; inscribed, lower center: MARINE mit / bewölktem Himmel; dated, lower right: Sonntag d. 4 Juni. 1922; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: 73.

Course History

German Foreign Study Program (FSP) Preparatory Session, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 36, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Twentieth Century Masters from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

The Richard David Shapiro 1943 Memorial Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 6, June 1968.

The Protean Century, 1870-1970, A Loan Exhibition from The Dartmouth College Collection, Alumni and Friends of the College [under the auspices of the Dartmouth Arts Council], M. Knoedler & Company, Inc, New York, New York, February 10-28, 1970, no. 12.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Lyonel Feininger, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland, 1954-1955.

Lyonel Feininger, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany, 1954.

Lyonel Feininger, Akademie der Schonen Kunste, Munich, Germany, no. 43, 1954-55.

Honoring Reunion Classes, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 3-19, 1977.

Cubism and Its Affinities, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 9-September 5, 1976.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 134.

Sale 22 catalogue, Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett (auction house), Stuttgart, Germany, November 1955, page 39, no. 1127.

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 36-37.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 37, 146, 263-264, ill. p. 147, no. 43.

"The Protean Century, 1870-1970, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1970, no. 12.

Provenance

Alfred Hess (1879–1931), Erfurt, Germany; probably Tekla Hess (1884–1967), Erfurt, Germany; consigned to Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett (auction house), Stuttgart, Germany, sale 5, April 6-8, 1949, lot 1426; Max Fischer (1886–1975), Stuttgart, Germany; consigned to Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett (auction house), Stuttgart, Germany, sale 22, November 29-December 1, 1955, lot 1127; Walter Bareiss (1919–2007), Greenwich, Connecticut, 1955; The New Gallery, Inc., New York, by 1960; sold to Daisy Viertel Shapiro (1890–1984), New York, 1960; given to present collection, 1962, in memory of her son, First Lieutenant Richard David Shapiro (1921-1944), Class of 1943, who died on December 20, 1944 (his 23rd birthday) in the Battle of Leyte, Philippines.

Old Number

P.962.190

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