KARL HOFER Herbstblumen

£38,000.00

KARL HOFER
Herbstblumen, 1917.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 – 60,000
$ 42,400 – 63,60

Lower left monogrammed (in ligature). Titled “Herbstblumen II” (by a hand other than that of the artist ?) on a label on the reverse. 100.5 x 70 cm (39.5 x 27.5 in).

• One of the rare flower still lifes from Hofer’s early creative period.
• Shown at Ludwig Schames in Frankfurt a.M. as early as 1918.
• This work has not been offered on the auctionmarket for nearly 50 years.
• The turquoise cloth reveals the influence of Cezanne
.

PROVENANCE: Kunstsalon L. Schames, Frankfurt am Main
Ethel Iverson Collection, London
Private collection Northern Germany (presumably acquired in1975, ever since family-owned).

EXHIBITION: Carl Hofer. Martha Wolff, Kunstsalon Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt a. Main 1918, no. 7 (titled: “Blumenstrauß”).

LITERATURE: Karl Bernhard Wohlert (editor), Hans M.Eisbeis (publisher), Karl Hofer. Catalogue raisonné of paintings, vol. 2, Cologne 2007, no. 316, p. 69, fig.

Sotheby’s, London, November 25, 1964, lot 366, fig.
Lempertz, Cologne, auction 482, May 20, 1965, p. 67, no. 384, fig. plate 4.
Christie’s, London, June 28, 1968, lot 32.
Park Bernet Galleries. New York, November 19, 1969, lot 44.
Karl & Faber, Munich, auction 136, November 23/24, 1973, p. 130, lot 874, fig. plate 3.
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Moderne Kunst, auction 15, lot 720, fig.

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KARL HOFER
Herbstblumen, 1917.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 – 60,000
$ 42,400 – 63,60

Lower left monogrammed (in ligature). Titled “Herbstblumen II” (by a hand other than that of the artist ?) on a label on the reverse. 100.5 x 70 cm (39.5 x 27.5 in).

• One of the rare flower still lifes from Hofer’s early creative period.
• Shown at Ludwig Schames in Frankfurt a.M. as early as 1918.
• This work has not been offered on the auctionmarket for nearly 50 years.
• The turquoise cloth reveals the influence of Cezanne
.

PROVENANCE: Kunstsalon L. Schames, Frankfurt am Main
Ethel Iverson Collection, London
Private collection Northern Germany (presumably acquired in1975, ever since family-owned).

EXHIBITION: Carl Hofer. Martha Wolff, Kunstsalon Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt a. Main 1918, no. 7 (titled: “Blumenstrauß”).

LITERATURE: Karl Bernhard Wohlert (editor), Hans M.Eisbeis (publisher), Karl Hofer. Catalogue raisonné of paintings, vol. 2, Cologne 2007, no. 316, p. 69, fig.

Sotheby’s, London, November 25, 1964, lot 366, fig.
Lempertz, Cologne, auction 482, May 20, 1965, p. 67, no. 384, fig. plate 4.
Christie’s, London, June 28, 1968, lot 32.
Park Bernet Galleries. New York, November 19, 1969, lot 44.
Karl & Faber, Munich, auction 136, November 23/24, 1973, p. 130, lot 874, fig. plate 3.
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Moderne Kunst, auction 15, lot 720, fig.

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