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The American painter Lionel Feininger taught at the Bauhaus, the famous art school in Weimar. In this cityscape of Weimar he has reduced the houses, the street and the sky to angular planes. The subdued colouring and rhythmic composition are inspired by the Cubism of Braque and Picasso.


Specifications

Title Ober-Weimar
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type Painting
Location This object is on view in Robbrechttrap (boven)
Dimensions (general) Thickness : 2 cm
Height : 90 cm
Width : 100 cm
Makers Painter: Lyonel Feininger
Accession number 1217 (MK)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: M. Tak van Poortvliet 1936
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1936
Age maker Unknown
Collector Collector / Marie Tak van Poortvliet
Exhibitions Kurt Schwitters en de avant-garde (2007)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
Material Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Oil > Paint > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin The United States of America > North America > America

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