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MS Typ 765

Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956. Lyonel Feininger drawings for Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's Norvegische Volksmärchen, 1908: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 765
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956.
Title: Lyonel Feininger drawings for Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's Norvegische Volksmärchen,
Date(s): 1908.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.1 linear ft.)
Abstract: Drawings for Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's Norvegische Volksmärchen by American-born artist Lyonel Feininger.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

90M-39. Gift of T. Lux Feininger; received: 1991.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Lyonel Feininger Drawings for Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's Norvegische Volksmärchen, 1908 (MS Typ 765). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Feininger was an American-born artist who went to Germany in 1887 and returned to the U.S. in 1936.

Scope and Contents

Six ink and watercolor drawings for the color plates preceding p.1 and following pp.28, 32, 40, 192, and 216 in Norvegische Volksmärchen, gesammelt von P. Asbjørnsen und Jørgen Moe, eingeleitet von Herman Bang und Ludwig Tieck (Berlin: H. Bondy, [1908]).

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