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Avenue of Trees

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American (New York, NY 1871 - 1956 New York, NY)
Avenue of Trees, 1915
Painting
German
,
20th century
Oil on canvas
80.5 x 100.5 cm (31 11/16 x 39 9/16 in.)
frame: 95.3 x 114.5 x 5.1 cm (37 1/2 x 45 1/16 x 2 in.)
Hess, 133
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bequest of William S. Lieberman
, 2007.17
Provenance
The artist (1915-1956) by descent; to Julia Feininger, New York (1956-1970). William S. Lieberman, New York (by 1973-2006), bequest; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2006.

Note: Painting may have passed from Julia Feininger to William S. Lieberman by gift or bequest.
Bibliography
Hans Hess, Lyonel Feininger, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1961), cat. no. 133

Dr. Ulrich Luckhardt, Lyonel Feininger, Prestel Verlag (Munich, 1989), p. 88, no. 20

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), p. 152, no. 2

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2006-7, (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 31, ill.

Laura Muir, Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928-1939, exh. cat., (Ostfildern, Germany, 2011), p. 26, fig. 12, ill.

Peter Nisbet, Lyonel Feininger Drawings and Watercolors, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums and Hatje Cantz (Cambridge, MA and Ostfildern, Germany, 2011), p. 131, fig. 20

Will Grohmann, Im Netzwerk der Moderne: Kirchner, Braque, Kandinsky, Klee, Richter, Bacon, Altenbourg, und ihr Kritiker, exh. cat., Hirmer (Dresden, Germany, 2012), pp. 128-131, ill. (color)

Exhibition History
Lyonel Feininger - The early paintings 1907-1918, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, 09/17/2006 - 01/07/2007
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
Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 06/30/2011 - 10/16/2011; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 01/16/2012 - 05/13/2012
In the Network of Modernism. Kirchner, Braque, Kandinsky, Klee ... Richter, Bacon, Altenbourg and their critic Will Grohmann, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Dresden, 09/27/2012 - 01/06/2013