Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 170

Karl Hofer
Mädchen mit Blumen, Um 1937.
Oil on canvas
Post auction sale: € 17,000 / $ 20,400
Lot description
Mädchen mit Blumen. Um 1937.
Oil on canvas.
Wohlert 1289. Monogrammed in lower left. 28.5 x 19.8 cm (11.2 x 7.7 in). [JS].

• Characteristic portrait of a self-engrossed lady in miniature format
• Hofers melancholic female figures count among the artist's most sought-after works
• In 1956/57 the painting was part of the grand commemorative exhibition in Berlin and Karlsruhe
• The oil study "Mädchen mit Blumen" provided the basis for the later paintings "Die Tessinerin" (1940) and "Mädchen mit Blütenkranz" (1942)
• Hofer's works are in possession of many important collections such as the Folkwang Museum, Essen, the Museum Ludwig, Cologne and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

PROVENANCE: Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart.
Private collection Southern Germany.

EXHIBITION: Karl Hofer, Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart 1956.
Karl Hofer Commemorative Exhibition, Hochschule für bildende Künste Berlin / Badischer Kunstverein / Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, December 9, 1956 - January 6, 1957, cat. no. 93 (with a cut-out label on the stretcher).


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