Auction 282 | 06/06/2018 11:00 am | Modern Art

Karl Hofer | Recto: Harlekin und Pierrot – Verso: Hand am Kinn (Studie) I

Karl Hofer: Recto: Harlekin und Pierrot – Verso: Hand am Kinn (Studie) I
Karl Hofer: Recto: Harlekin und Pierrot – Verso: Hand am Kinn (Studie) I

Lot 701

  • Result:  1.300*
  • Auction info

    6 June 2018
    Modern Art

    LOVIS CORINTH
    Tulip, Lilac and Calla, 1915.
    Oil on Canvas. Ca. 63 x 50 cm.
    Result (inkl. BP): € 337,500

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Karl Hofer

1878 Karlsruhe – Berlin 1955

Recto: Harlekin und Pierrot – Verso: Hand am Kinn (Studie) I

Recto: Harlequin and Pierrot – Verso: Hand on chin (study) I Pencil on fine drawing paper. (1944). C. 21 x 16.5 cm. Signed with the artist’s monogram lower left. From a sketchbook dated 1944.

Details

Presler PW 5-26 (verso: PW 5-01).
Ausstellung: Marian Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio Texas, 1960; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1960.
Provenienz: Atelier des Künstlers; Sammlung Dr. Edward S. Peck, 1947 in Berlin erworben; Sammlung Robert Hilton Simmons, 1956 von Peck erhalten; Rago Arts and Auctions, 19th/20th Century American and European Art, Lambertville/New Jersey 5.11.2016, Los 74a; Privatsammlung, Rheinland.

Essay

Aus einem Skizzenbuch von 1944. Papier teils mit winzigen oberflächlichen schwarzen Anhaftungen, linke Blattkante unregelmäßig durch alte Buchbindung, untere Kante mit minimalen Einrisschen, geringfügige Griffknicke, recto an der oberen Kante mit Pergaminpapierstreifen montiert, insgesamt in guter Erhaltung.

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