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Lyonel Feininger letter, 1939 Apr. 3

Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956

Painter, Printmaker, Cartoonist, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2804 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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How to Cite This Collection

Lyonel Feininger letter, 1939 Apr. 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.