Fred Werner collection of Lyonel Feininger sketches

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wernfred
Creators:
Werner, Fred
Dates:
1889-1890
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
partial microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Eight sketches by Feininger for "A Ship of 49" and "Dante's Inferno." Also filmed is a letter from Werner to Dr. Ernst Scheyer discussing the sketches. This letter and another from Werner to Scheyer are in the Ernst Scheyer papers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Feininger: 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.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D5 (9 unnumbered frames between 827 and 828) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Fred Werner.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1959 by Feininger's friend, Fred Werner, via art historian Ernst Scheyer, who used the material in his biography of Feininger.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
Lyonel Feininger papers also located at: Busch-Reisinger Museum of Germanic Culture, Harvard Universtiy, Cambridge, Mass.

Keywords
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Cartooning -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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