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Gross Kromsdorf III

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American (New York, NY 1871 - 1956 New York, NY)
Gross Kromsdorf III, 1921
Painting
German
,
20th century
Oil on canvas
100.2 x 80.7 cm (39 7/16 x 31 3/4 in.)
frame: 111.4 x 91.9 x 6 cm (43 7/8 x 36 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Hess, 219
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mrs. Julia Feininger
, BR64.12
Marks
signed: at u.l.: Feininger 1921
label: on upper stretcher bar, at left: Nr. G. 3934 // L.Feininger // Kromsdorf II // Galerie Möller [label is torn and only partially legible]
label: on upper stretcher bar, at right: BR // Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, 29 Kirkland St., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 // DEUTSCHE KUNST DES 20. JAHRHUNDERTS DEM BUSCH-REISINGER MUSEUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
label: on upper stretcher bar, at right: Lyonel Feininger, Gross Kromsdorf III // Check list number 33 crate number 3 // Städel, Frankfurt Oct. 21, 1982 - Jan. 19, 1983 // Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin Feb. 10, 1983 - April 1983 // Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf May 8 - June 26, 1983
label: on right strechter bar, at top: Museum of Modern Art // LOAN // 55. [...] // FEI[...] [Partial label, fragments missing]
label: on center stretcher bar, at left: KUNSTSAMMLUNG NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN // Die Blaue Vier // 28/03/98-28/26/98, Düsseldorf // Kat.-Nr. 7 // Lyonel Feininger // 'Gross Kromsdorf III', 1921 // Harvard University, Cambridge
label: on left stretcher bar, at top: HAUS DER KUNST MÜNCHEN // Ausstellung : Lyonel Feininger // Name das Künstlers: // Titel des Werkes: Groß Kromsdorf III, 1921 // Leigeber: Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge // Technik: Öl Maße: 100 x 80 Kat.-Nr.: 101
label: on left stretcher bar, at bottom: 255
label: on lower stretcher bar, at left: [...]35 // L. Feininger // Kromsdorf III [This an old and yellowed label, only partially legible]
label: on right stretcher bar, at bottom: BR // Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University // Accession # 1964.14 // Artist: // Lyonel Feininger // (1871-1956) // Title: // Gross Kromsdorf III, 1921 // Medium: // Oil on canvas // Credit Line: // Gift, Mrs. Julia Feininger
Provenance
Julia Feininger, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1964.
Bibliography
Hans Hess, Lyonel Feininger, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1961), cat. no. 219

Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings from the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, NY, 1967), cat. 5

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 23, repr.

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 71, ill.

Vivian Endicott Barnett, ed., The Blue Four : Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee in the New World, exh. cat., ed. Vivian Endicott Barnett DuMont (Cologne, 1997), cat. no. 7; color illus. p. 154

Vivian Endicott Barnett, Die Blaue Vier : Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Klee in der Neuen Welt, exh. cat., ed. Vivian Endicott Barnett and Josef Helfenstein DuMont (Cologne, 1997), cat. no. 7; color illus. p. 154

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), cover (detail); p. 139

Peter Nisbet, Lyonel Feininger Drawings and Watercolors, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums and Hatje Cantz (Cambridge, MA and Ostfildern, Germany, 2011), p. 13, fig. 1

Exhibition History
Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings from the Fogg Art Museum, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 05/08/1967 - 06/11/1967, 5
100th Anniversary of Lyonel Feininger (The), Haus der Kunst München, Munich, 02/26/1973 - 07/24/1973
Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/15/1980 - 09/01/1980; Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980
Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983
The Blue Four, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, 03/28/1998 - 06/28/1998
Modell Bauhaus, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin-Kreuzberg, 07/22/2009 - 10/04/2009
Lyonel Feininger: Drawings and Watercolors from the William S. Lieberman Bequest to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen, 06/02/2011 - 07/17/2011
From Werkbund to Bauhaus: Art and Design in Germany 1900-1934, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge
Lyonel Feininger in Germany: 1887-1937, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge
The Blue Four, Kunstmuseum Bern, CH Bern 7, 12/05/1997 - 03/08/1998
Lyonel Feininger: Drawings and Watercolors from the William S. Lieberman Bequest to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 02/26/2011 - 05/15/2011