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Lot 60 | Karl Hofer | Katze

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50.000 - 70.000 €
Result
66.000 €

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HOFER, KARL
1878 Karlsruhe - 1955 Berlin

Title: Katze.
Date: 1953.
Technique: Oil on canvas.
Measurement: 72 x 91cm.
Notation: Monogrammed and dated lower right: CH53 (ligated). Additionally titled on the stretcher top left: Katze.
Frame/Pedestal: Craftman's frame.

Provenance:
- Estate Karl Hofer, no. 525
- Galerie Elfriede Wirnitzer, Baden-Baden, no. 249
- Private collection Hamburg
- Private collection South Germany

Exhibitions:
- Hochschule der Bildenden Künste, Berlin 1953, no. 184
- Kunstverein Hannover, 116. Spring exhibition, 1954, p. 22, no. 102 (Stillleben mit Katze)

Literature:
- Wohlert, Karl Bernhard: Karl Hofer - Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, Volume 3, VAN HAM Art Publications, Cologne 2007, cat. rais. no. 2680 (B), ill.

- Unusual and at the same time lively depiction of animals embedded in a classical still life
- Symbolic late work of the artist
- The lute is a recurring motif and alludes to the academic painting of the old masters.

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

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Lot: 73858-1

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Karl Hofer   Germany     New Objectivity   Modern Art   1950s   Still Life   Painting   Oil   Animal  


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