T. Lux Feininger

Abandoned Engines

   

Abandoned Engines
Abandoned Engines Repro: SC
  • 1941, November, in New York, 129 Perry St.
  • Oil on canvas
  • 20 18 × 28 inches(51 × 71 cm)

  • Inscr. upper right: Lux; verso centered on the canvas: Theodore Lux Nov.1941 ABANDONED ENGINES (B. & O. 8wheel)

    TLF: "Abandoned Engines", 1942 [sic] [101]; Abandoned Engines, 1942 [sic] New York [102, Nr. 387]

    Private collection Germany
    Provenance: 2007 studio sale

  • TLF: "All of the railroad pictures I have painted are likewise products of my imagination although, of course, I have studied contemporary views of what locomotives and rolling stock I desired to paint. By contemporary I mean to speak of images from the time these trains were ongoing." [104, Schäfer/Witteveen, October 24, 2007]

  • Themes:  Railroad

Exhibitions

Welten-Segler - T. Lux Feininger zum 100. Geburtstag, Werke 1929-1942. 2010 Kiel - Kiel, Kunsthalle zu Kiel: 5. Juni - 29. August 2010
- Paderborn, Städtische Galerie am Abdinghof: 20. Februar - 1. Mai 2011
- Quedlinburg, Lyonel-Feininger Galerie: 15. Mai - 28. August 2011
- Hannover, Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte/Stiftung Kestner Pro Arte: 29. October 2011 - 22. Januar 2012

Americans 1943 - Realists and Magic Realists. 1943 New York, Nr. 184c

Literature

Entdeckung eines Unbekannten. Gerd Alpermann 2011 Halle (Saale), Abb./ill.

Welten-Segler - T. Lux Feininger zum 100. Geburtstag, Werke 1929-1942. Ulrich Luckhardt [Hg./ed.], Peter Thurmann [Hg./ed.], Wolfgang Büche, Dagmar Lott-Reschke 2010 Köln, S./p. 119, 120. Abb./ill. [1941-1942]

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