Sultry Sky
Lyonel Feininger (American, 1871-1956)
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  • Artist Name: Lyonel Feininger (American, 1871-1956)
  • Title: Sultry Sky
  • Date: 1949
  • Medium: Watercolor, India ink and pencil on laid paper
  • Dimensions: comp: 11-7/8 x 18-3/8 in. (30.2 x 46.7 cm); sheet: 12-2/8 x 18-3/4 in. (31.1 x 47.6 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, Anonymous Gift
  • Accession Number: P.1973.01
  • Copyright: © Lyonel Feininger / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Object Information

Lyonel Feininger, sold June 1950 to;
[Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York;
Private collection, Beverly Hills, by early 1950s, gift 1973 to;
Pasadena Art Museum, 1973-1975;
Norton Simon Museum.

German Expressionist Painting and Sculptures from California Collections

  • Pasadena Museum of Modern Art, 1974-04-16 to 1974-06-02

Selections from the Galka E. Scheyer Blue Four Collection

  • Pasadena Museum of Modern Art, 1973-10-02 to 1973-11-18

Seascape/Cityscape: The Art of Lyonel Feininger

  • Norton Simon Museum, 1993-07-15 to 1994-01-09

The Blue Four and Their Contemporaries

  • Norton Simon Museum, 1991-06-20 to 1992-05-24

Permanent and Loan Collection, 1973

  • Pasadena Museum of Modern Art, 1973-01-30 to 1973-12-31

My Four Kings: Galka Scheyer and the Blue Four

  • Norton Simon Museum, 2002-12-13 to 2003-04-14
  • Lyonel Feininger, p. 29
  • Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum, 2002, no. 042 p. 58

Additional Artwork by Artist

Niedergrunstedt Lyonel Feininger 1911
Street in Bourg-la-Reine Lyonel Feininger 1911
The Disparagers Lyonel Feininger 1911

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