Sale: 494 / Modern Art, Dec. 07. 2019 in Munich Lot 551

 
551
Karl Hofer
Sommerabend, 1950.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 45,600
Sold:
€ 43,750 / $ 49.874

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Sommerabend. 1950.
Oil on canvas.
Wohlert 2269 (B). Monogrammed (in ligature) and dated in lower left. 100.8 x 82 cm (39.6 x 32.2 in).

Comprehensive exhibition history
Characteristic figure in a particularly scenic setting
.

PROVENANCE: Collection K. Brandes, Berlin.
Private collection Rhineland.
Private collection Lower Saxony (acquired from aforementioned in 2002).

EXHIBITION: Karl Hofer, Galerie K. Hielscher, Munich, July 1958.
Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus Berliner Privatbesitz, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, February 1 - March 6, 1960, cat. no. 52 (with color illu.).
Collection B (Kurt Brandes) 1930-1960, Städtisches Museum Wiesbaden/Nassauischer Kunstverein, Künstlerhaus Wien and Heidelberger Kunstverein, August 25 - October , 1961.

LITERATURE: Karl Hofer. Aus Leben und Kunst, Berlin 1952 (with color plate after illu. 56).
Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, auction 467, December 1/2, 1961, cat. no. 251, p. 47 (color cover picture of catalog).
Weltkunst, issue 22, 31.1961, November 15, 1961, p. 21 (with illu.).
Ida Katherine Rigby, Karl Hofer, New York 1976, pp. 266 f.
Hermann Raum, Die bildende Kunst der BRD und Westberlins, Leipzig 1977, p. 28.
Villa Grisebach Auctions, auction 104, Ausgewählte Werke, November 29, 2002, lot no. 81.

551
Karl Hofer
Sommerabend, 1950.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 45,600
Sold:
€ 43,750 / $ 49.874

(incl. 25% surcharge)