Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[3 Couples Dancing on the Roof of the Bauhaus]

Artist:
T. Lux Feininger (American (born Germany), Berlin 1910–2011 Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Date:
ca. 1929
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
20.7 x 17.8 cm. (8 1/8 x 7 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.412
Rights and Reproduction:
© T. Lux Feininger
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in ink on print, verso, UC: "T. Lux Feininger // June 11, 1982"; stamped in red on print, verso, LC [sideways, covered by mount residue]: "hannes meyer" ; inscribed in ink on print, verso, LC: "Bauhaus Des [illegible] [underlined] // Studierender"; inscribed in ink on print, verso, C: "4 cm [with dimension arrows to left and right]"
Lux Feininger; [Prakapas Gallery, Bronxville, New York]; John C. Waddell, New York (March 27, 1982)

According to JCW, Lux Feininger signed this print in June 1982 at the request of Eugene Prakapas. For detail of wood (?) strips of roof, identifying location, see Photography at the Bauhaus, ed. Jeannine Fiedler (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1990), p.62, pl.46. For another image of dancing couples, see T. Lux Feininger, Photographs of the Twenties and Thirties (New York: Prakapas Gallery, 1980), pl.37.
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