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Lot 49 | Karl Hofer | Drei groteske Figuren

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1878 Karlsruhe - 1955 Berlin

Title: Drei groteske Figuren.
Date: Ca. 1953.
Technique: India ink, washed on watercolour paper.
Mounting: Layed in mat.
Measurement: 60 x 42,5cm.
Notation: Monogrammed in the depiction lower right: CH (lig.). Verso estate artist's stamp with the no. N-Z 76.
Frame/Pedestal: Mat (64 x 48cm).

Slightly wavy due to the creation process. Sheet stained in places, in the mat more distinctly discoloured. Occasional minimal foxing. Crease in upper left corner with tear (ca. 1,5cm). Small tear on the left edge (ca. 0,5cm). Traces of an old mounting in the upper two corners. Small impression above the image at the left side. Verso distinctly discoloured and occasional slight foxing and minimal staining.

- Kunsthaldel Gerd Köhrmann/ Estate of Karl Hofer, Cologne (label).
- Private collection Saxony

- Baukunst, Cologne 1975, No.257.
- University. Constance 1979, N-Z 76
- Oldenburgische Landesbank 2005, price list 5.0G, no. 18

The sheet is included in Karl Bernhard Wohlert's unpublished catalogue raisonné of Karl Hofer's watercolours and drawings under no. 2149. 2008 VAN HAM Art Publications publishes the three-volume catalogue raisonné of Karl Hofer's paintings, compiled by Karl Bernhard Wohlert. In 2012 VAN HAM Art Publications founded the Karl Hofer Committee and in 2015 VAN HAM Art Publications presented the catalogue raisonné of the sketchbooks.

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