Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mixed media on paper, signed and dated 1949 at lower right, presented under glass in an antique gilt composition frame.
DOA 26 x 37 in.
Württemberg, Kunstverein, May 17 - June 8, 1969
Galerie Meissner, Zürich, Switzerland
Born in Waiblingen, Germany, Felger was a painter, graphic artist, and writer. He studied at the AKAD University in Stuttgart. He later become a board member of the New Secessionists. In 1937 his work was classified by the National Socialists as "degenerate" and was confiscated by the "Reichskammer der bildenden Künst." What remains of his early work, and several later paintings, are in the permanent collection of the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart. The painting presented here is among the strongest of Felger's work to enter the public market.
Minor flaking to frame; approximately 3 in. vertical tear at top center of paper (does not distract from the work) - not examined out of the frame.
$500 - 1,000