oil on canvas
32.05 in. (81.40 cm.) (height) by 39.76 in. (101.00 cm.) (width)
signed 'Feininger' (lower right); titled and dated 'Brücke II Winter 1914-15' (on the stretcher)
Munich, Galerie Neue Kunst, 48. Ausstellung: Lyonel Feininger, October 1918, no. 12 (illustrated no. 3).Hagen, Folkwang-Museum, Lyonel Feininger, June 1919. Dresden, Galerie Emil Richter, Lyonel Feininger: Sonder-Ausstellung seiner Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen und Holzschnitte, September 1919, no. 26, p. 2.Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger: Gemälde, Graphik, XXIX. Sonder-Ausstellung, November 1919 - January 1920, no. 147. Cologne, Galerie Goyert, Neue Kunst, 1920, no. 26, p. 12.Breslau, Gesellschaft der Kunstfreunde Breslau, Schlesisches Museum der Bildenden Künste, Lyonel Feininger, Erich Heckel: Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen. Ewald Mataré: Plastik, January - February 1929, no. 6.Essen, Museum Folkwang, Lyonel Feininger, June - August 1931.Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Kronenprinzenpalais, Lyonel Feininger, September 1931 - January 1932, no. 31, p. 16 (dated 1913).Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Lyonel Feininger, January - March 1932, no. 12 (dated 1913).New York, Buchholz Gallery, Lyonel Feininger, March 1941, no. 3 (dated 1912); this exhibition later travelled to New York, Willard Gallery and Grosse Pointe, Detroit Institute of Arts, The Russell A. Alger House. Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum, German Expressionism, April - June 1961, no. 10.New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, The Decade of the Armory Show: New Directions in American Art, 1910-1920: Sixth Loan Exhibition of the Friends of the Whitney Museum of Art, February - April 1963, no. 39, p. 72; this exhibition later travelled to The Cleveland Museum of Art, Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago and Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery.New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Lyonel Feininger, April - May 1969, no. 9, p. 10 (illustrated p. 27). Zurich, Galerie Art Focus, Deutscher Expressionismus, Werke von 1905 bis 1930, June - July 2001, no. 4, pp. 32-33, 139 (illustrated p. 33); this exhibition later travelled to Basel, Galerie Art Focus. Zurich, Galerie Art Focus, Der Sturm: Herwarth Waldens 'Sturm' in Berlin, May - October 2002, no. 24, pp. 58-59 (illustrated p. 147). Rome, Complesso del Vittoriano, Gli Espressionisti, 1905-1920, October 2002 - February 2003 (illustrated p. 223).
W. Wolfradt, 'Lyonel Feininger', in Junge Kunst, vol. 47, Leipzig, 1924 (illustrated; dated 1915).F. Deuchler, Lyonel Feininger. Sein Weg zum Bauhaus-Meister, Leipzig, 1996, pp. 186, 222.M. Faass, Lyonel Feininger und der Kubismus, series XXVIII, vol. 33, Frankfurt am Main, 1999, p. 64.H. Hess, Lyonel Feininger, London, 1961, no. 127, p. 259 (illustrated). Exh. cat., Lyonel Feininger. Städte und Küsten: Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik, Marburg, 1992, p. 261.U. Luckhardt, 'The Drawings of Lyonel Feininger', trans. F. Hulse, in exh. cat., Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956): Drawings, Watercolours and Related Oil Paintings, London, 2002, n.p. (illustrated).
The artist’s estate, until at least 1961.Marlborough Gallery, London.Private collection, Germany.Private collection, Switzerland. Acquired from the above by the present owner.