Artist Lyonel Feininger, American, 1871-1956
  • Sidewheeler II
Date 1913
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 31 3/4 × 39 5/8 inches (80.6 × 100.6 cm)
Framed: 37 3/8 × 45 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (94.9 × 115.6 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 21.208
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N200, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: Feininger 13
August 1921, Drs. Fritz Goldschmidt and Victor Wallerstein.
1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Paintings by Nineteen Living Americans. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1929, no. 19.

Richardson, Edgar Preston. Twentieth Century Painting, Detroit Institute of Arts Guide, no. 2. Detroit, 1935, pp. 36-38.

Richardson, Edgar Preston. The Way of Western Art, 1776-1914. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1939, p. 183.

Feininger-Hartley. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1944, p. 22.

Paintings 1900-1925. Exh. cat., Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, 1951, no. 22.

The Work of Lyonel Feininger. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, 1951, no. 4.

Fifty Paintings, 1905-1913: The Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition. Exh. cat., Albright Art Gallery. Buffalo, 1955, no. 15.

German Art of the 20th Century. Exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1957, p. 107, no. 38.

Hess, Hans. Lyonel Feininger. London, 1961, p. 258, no. 117.

Rush, Richard. Art as an Investment. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1961, pp. 104-105.

Ten Americans. Exh. cat., Milwaukee Art Center. Milwaukee, 1961, no. 19.

A Retrospective Lyonel Feininger. Exh. cat., Dallas Museum for Contemporary Art. Dallas, 1963, no. 10. [published as Sidewheeler II]

Adventures in American Literature. New York, 1963, p. 573 (pl. 5).

Roots of Abstract Art in America, 1910-1930. Exh. cat., Smithsonian Institute. Washington, D.C., 1965, no. 75.

Lyonel Feininger, 1871-1956. Exh. cat., Haus der Kunst. Munich, 1973, p. 110 (ill.).

Ness, June L., ed. Lyonel Feininger. New York, 1974, p. 180 (fig. 20). [published as Side Wheeler II]

Garhardus, Maly and Dietfried. Expressionismus: Vom Bildnerischen Engagement zur Kunstwende. Freiburg, 1976, p. 90, no. 58 (ill.).

German and Austrian Expressionism: Art in a Turbulent Era. Exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, 1978, p. 27.

Uhr, Horst. Masterpieces of German Expressionism at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1982, p. 66 (ill.).

Nineteen Americans: A Tribute to Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Exh. cat., Forum Gallery. New York, 1990, no. 11.

März, Roland, ed. Lyonel Feininger: Von Gelmeroda Nach Manhattan: Retrospektive de Gemälde. Exh. cat., Neue Nationalgalerie. Munich, 1998, no. 20. [published as Raddampfer II /Sidewheeler II]