Sale: 498 / Art of the 19th Century, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 577

 
577
Ludwig von Hofmann
Tanzfries, 1912.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 71,400
Sold:
€ 64,375 / $ 76.606

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Tanzfries. 1912.
Oil on canvas.
With the artist's monogram in upper right. Verso of the stretcher with a hand-written number and with old labels, e.g from the Leipziger Kunstverein, there numbered "2627" and "4068", as well as one from Galerie Commeter, Hamburg. 84.5 x 174.5 cm (33.2 x 68.7 in).

• One of the large canvas paintings with the dance motif
• From the artist's important time in Weimar
.

Accompanied by a comprehensive written expertise from Dr. Annette Wagner-Wilke, Kabern, dated August 18, 2010.

PROVENANCE: Collection Carl Niemann, Bielefeld (presumably acquired around 1920, since in family ownership).
Ketterer Kunst, Munich, auction 370, October 29, 2010, lot 1179 (with color illu.).
Private collection (acquired from aforementioned).

EXHIBITION: A hand-written exhibition list from Ludwig von Hofmanns, which includes a small selection of works, mention several exhibitions where the work was shown between 1912 and 1915: 1912 - Kunstverein Lübeck. 1913 - Galerie Gurlitt Berlin. 1914 - Galerie Caspari Munich. 1915 - Kunstverein Naumburg, Oberhessischer Kunstverein Gießen, Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Kunstverein Leipzig, Museum Weimar. No date - Galerie Commeter, Hamburg (verso with the label, there numbered "N° 1801").
Solo shows:
Ludwig von Hofmann - Erstmaliger Überblick über das Schaffen des Künstlers 1891-1916, Galerie Arnold, Dresden, Januar 10 - midv February 1917, no. 32.
Sonderausstellung Ludwig von Hofmann - Hessische Kunstausstellung Darmstadt 1917, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, June 14 - September 30, 1917, no. 15.

LITERATURE: Botho Graef, Die künstlerische Welt in den Bildern Ludwig von Hofmanns, in: Zeitschrift für Bildende Kunst, volume 52, 1917, pp. 133-144.

577
Ludwig von Hofmann
Tanzfries, 1912.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 71,400
Sold:
€ 64,375 / $ 76.606

(incl. 25% surcharge)