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Sale: 435 / Art of the 19th Century, Nov. 25. 2016 in Munich Lot 107

 
Lot description
4 Bll: Ekstase. Felsschlucht. Reigen. Liebespaar. Ca. 1910-1930s.
Woodcuts in black and red (3). Etching (1).
Signed, titled and inscribed "Probedruck" as well as dated and inscribed (2) by a hand other than that of the artist. Etching signed, monogrammed in plate and titled by a hand other than that of the artist. On delicate Japon (3) and wove paper. Up to 28.3 x 40 cm (11.1 x 15.7 in). Sheet: up to 36 x 46,5 cm (14,2 x 18,3 in).
The woodcut "Reigen" was released as part of the portfolio with 12 original graphic sheets by various artists, published in 1926 for "Ludwig Volkmann" (on occasion of his 25th anniversary as chairman of the 'Deutsche Buchgewerbeverein'), Leipzig, 63red year, 1926, issue 1 (cf. Söhn HDO 733-4). [CB].

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate.

LITERATURE: Cf. for the sheet "Felsschlucht":
Contessa Roberts, Auf der "Suche nach dem entschwebten Land der Griechen". Der Maler und Graphiker Ludwig von Hofmann (1861-1945); ein Überblick über sein Œuvre mit besonderem Schwerpunkt auf Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik, Freiburg (Breisgau), dissertation, 2011, illu. 7.26 (p. 289).

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Ludwig von Hofmann
4 Bll: Ekstase. Felsschlucht. Reigen. Liebespaar, Ca. 1910-1930.
Woodcut
Estimate:
€ 350 / $ 396
Sold:
€ 625 / $ 706

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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