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Title: Woman's Head with Green Eyes
Date: 1915
Artist: Lyonel Feininger
American, 1871–1956
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions:
28 x 24 1/2 in. (71.1 x 62.2 cm)
framed: 34 1/4 x 30 7/8 x 2 in. (87 x 78.4 x 5.1 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Morton D. May
Object Number: 887:1983
Current Location: Not On View
Signed: u.l., in brown-black paint: Feininger / 15
Provenance
- 1971
Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956); Lyonel Feininger Estate [1]

1971/10/18 - 1983
Morton D. May (1914-1983), purchased from the artist's estate through Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, NY [2]

1983 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, bequest of Morton D. May [3]


Notes:
[1] Lyonel Feininger died in 1956. This painting is referenced as belonging to the estate of the artist in publications from 1959 and 1961 [Hess, Hans. "Lyonel Feininger." Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer Verlag 1959, cat. no. 136; Hess, Hans. "Lyonel Feininger." New York: Abrams, 1961, cat. no. 136].

[2] According to Morton D. May's object record [May Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum].

[3] Last Will and Testament of M. D. May dated June 11, 1982 [copy, May Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum]. Minutes of the Acquisitions and Loans Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, September 20, 1983.
Exhibition History
Title: Lyonel Feininger: City at the Edge of the World
Date: June 30, 2011 - May 13, 2012
Venue: Whitney Museum of American Art
Venue: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Title: Expressionism: A German Intuition, 1905 -1920
Date: November 14, 1980 - April 26, 1981
Venue: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Venue: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Title: The Morton D. May Collection of German Expressionist Paintings (1974)
Date: October 20, 1974 - November 24, 1974
Venue: The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art
Title: Lyonel Feininger: Oils and Watercolors 1906-1955
Date: April 14 - May 16, 1964
Venue: Willard Gallery
Title: Modern German Masterpieces
Date: February 22, 1986 - June 21, 1987
Venue: Seattle Art Museum
Venue: San Diego Museum of Art
Venue: Fort Worth Art Museum
Venue: Phoenix Art Museum
Venue: Crocker Art Museum
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
Title: Lyonel Feininger von Gelmeroda nach Manhattan: Retrospektive der Gemälde
Date: July 3, 1998 - January 24, 1999
Venue: Neue Nationalgalerie
Venue: Haus der Kunst, München
Publication History
Title: Expressionism: A German Intuition, 1905-1920
Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Title: Lyonel Feininger
Author: Hans Hess
Title: Modern German Masterpieces
Periodical Title: The Saint Louis Art Museum Bulletin
Author: Charles W. Haxthausen
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Lyonel Feininger von Gelmeroda nach Manhattan: Retrospektive der Gemälde
Author: Roland März
Title: Lyonel Feininger
Author: Hans Hess
Title: The Morton D. May Collection of German Expressionist Paintings
Year Published: 1974
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