Inscription: Signed in ink on print, verso, LC: "photo Lux Feininger"; signed and inscribed in pencil on print, verso, C: "(C) T. Lux Feininger // Human Elements in // Architecture"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso, CR [sideways]: "96.49"; inscribed in red crayon on print, verso, LL: "[circle] // X"; printed paper label affixed to print, verso, UR: "Germanic Museum [underlined] // LOAN // 96.49 [numbers inscribed in black ink]"; circular auction (?) label affixed to print, verso, LL, inscribed in ink "80"
Lux Feininger; [Prakapas Gallery, Bronxville, New York]; John C. Waddell, New York (November 4, 1980)
Prakapas catalog describes photo as "Bauhaus Terrace"; see enclosed photocopies which identify this as terrace on south side of studio building (from Photography at the Bauhaus, ed. Jeannine Fiedler, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1990, p. 187, cat. no. 285, and p. 201, cat. no. 297).