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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Lyonel Feininger, American (New York, NY 1871 - 1956 New York, NY)
Bauhaus [Dessau]
Other Titles
Alternate Title: [Night View of the Balconies of the Studio Building at the Bauhaus, Dessau]
Work Type
March 26, 1929
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Dessau
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Gelatin silver print
image: 17.9 x 24 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
standard frame: 39.7 x 49.8 cm (15 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in black ink on verso, BR: "Lyonel Feininger"
  • inscription: print verso, l.r., black ink, signed, in artist's hand: Lyonel Feininger, Bauhaus, d. 26 März, // '29
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of T. Lux Feininger
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Jeannine Fiedler, Photography at the Bauhaus, exh. cat., MIT Press (Cambridge, Mass., 1990), p. 322, no. 298

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 108

Achim Moeller, Lyonel Feininger: Drawings and Watercolors from the Julia Feininger Estate, exh. cat., Moeller Fine Art (New York and Berlin, 2011), p. 148-149, fig. 47, ill.

Laura Muir, Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928-1939, exh. cat. (Ostfildern, Germany, 2011), pl.9

Exhibition History

Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928-1939, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 02/26/2011 - 05/15/2011; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen, 06/02/2011 - 07/17/2011; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 10/25/2011 - 03/11/2012; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/30/2012 - 06/02/2012

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

Lyonel Feininger: Photographs

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