Sale: 431 / Art of the 19th Century, May 25. 2016 in Munich Lot 123

 
123
Ludwig von Hofmann
Tanzende in weiter Landschaft, Um 1918-1924.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 60,000
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 72.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Tanzende in weiter Landschaft. Um 1918-1924.
Oil on canvas.
Monogrammed lower left. 70 x 148 cm (27.5 x 58.2 in).
Verso of canvas bordered in brown (presumably with a color composition underneath). [CB].

We are grateful to Dr. Annette Wagner-Wilke, Karben, for her kind expert advice.

PROVENANCE: Private collection Agnes Hesse, neé Thiersch, Leipzig (1863-1954). Sister of Justus Thiersch (1859-1937), who married Maria von Hofmann, the artist's sister (born in. 1865), in 1888.
Ever since in family possession Leipzig/Saarbrücken/North Rhine-Wetsphalia (verso with ownership label of Prof. Dr. med. Fritz Hesse (1897-1980), son of aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: Kunstausstellung Kühl, Dresden, no date (presumably January/February 1936; verso with label).

LITERATURE: Cf.: Ex. cat. Darmstadt, Annette Wagner, Klaus Wolbert (editor), Ludwig von Hofmann. Arkadische Utopien in der Moderne, Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, 2005/2006, cat. no. 72 (= Ludwig-von-Hofmann-Archive, Zurich, Inv.-No. F22).

123
Ludwig von Hofmann
Tanzende in weiter Landschaft, Um 1918-1924.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 60,000
Sold:
€ 60,000 / $ 72.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)