Lyonel Feininger letter, 1939 Apr. 3

Feininger, Lyonel, b. 1871 d. 1956
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator, Cartoonist
Active in New York, N.Y.; Berlin, Germany

Collection size: 1 item (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letter to Alfred Neumeyer informing him that he (Feininger) has received a commission to paint a mural for the New York World's Fair; that his son, Lux Feininger, has received a mural commission for a Long Island hotel; and asking Neumeyer if he has received the watercolors sent to him. He also mentions that "my MILL IN SPRING is now hanging."

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, printmaker, cartoonist; New York, N.Y. and Berlin, Germany. Was active in the movement known as German Expressionism. Born in the United States and moved to Germany. Was known as one of the masters of the Bauhaus.

Provenance unknown.

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