Lot 55 | Karl Hofer | Junge mit Früchteschale

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80.000 - 120.000 €
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1878 Karlsruhe - 1955 Berlin

Title: Junge mit Früchteschale.
Date: ca. 1927.
Technique: Oil on canvas.
Measurement: 79.5 x 59.5cm.
Notation: Monogrammed lower right: CH (ligiert).
Frame/Pedestal: Craftman's frame.

- Galerie A. Wenzel, Frankfurt/Main
- Sotheby's, New York, auction 14.2.1989, lot 53 (portrait of a young man)
- Private collection Mainz
- Private collection South Germany

- Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, 1928, p. 14, no. 121 (boy's portrait?)
- Berliner Secession, Berlin 1928, p. 17, no. 87 (?)

- Wohlert, Karl Bernhard: Karl Hofer - Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Vollume 2, VAN HAM Art Publications, Cologne 2007, cat. rais. no. 766, ill.

- Rare depiction of a young man in Hofer's unmistakable painting style
- The introverted and melancholy mood typical of Hofer is masterfully rendered
- Privately owned for over 30 years.

Johann Herkenhöner
Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art
+49 221 92 58 62 304

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Lot: 74000-10

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