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The comic strip artist and painter Lyonel Feininger was born in New York in 1871. He was in his time a leading expressionist artist. Feininger studied in Germany and worked in Berlin, associating with the “Berliner Sezession”; “Die Brücke”; “ Blaue Reiter” and other groups. Lyonel Feininger died in New York in 1956.

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Lyonel Feininger with model sail boats, Leo Baeck Institute, F 2141.