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Zirchow VI

1916
32 3/16 x 39 9/16 in. (81.7 x 100.5 cm)

Lyonel Feininger
American (New York, NY, 1871 - 1956, New York, NY)

Object Type: Painting
Medium and Support: Oil on canvas
Credit Line: Marion Stratton Gould Fund
Accession Number: 1946.38
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Location: Not currently on view

Born in America, Lyonel Feininger spent much of his adult life living and painting in Germany. He developed his own personal style of Cubism in which splinters of form and space are rhythmic and interlocking. At the time the Nazis took over the German government and its cultural properties in the 1930s, the National Museum of Halle owned Zirchow VI. The Nazi campaign against abstract art, labeled “degenerate,” led to the sale of the museum’s collection of modern paintings including Zirchow VI.
[Gallery label text, 2007]

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Artist's signature, upper right: Feininger


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Artist; Museum Moritzburg, Halle, Germany by 1928; confiscated and sold by the Nazis (auction commissioned by the National Socialists held at the Fischer Gallery in Lucerne, Switzerland, June 30, 1939); purchased by Karl Nierendorf (Nierendorf Gallery), New York from the Fischer Gallery at or shortly after the 1939 Lucerne auction; purchased by the Gallery in 1946

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