Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 461

 

461
Karl Hofer
Muzzano (Tessin), 1943.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 31,200
Sold:
€ 212,500 / $ 221.000

(incl. surcharge)
Muzzano (Tessin). 1943.
Oil on canvas.
Monogrammed and dated in lower right (in ligature). 51.5 x 70.5 cm (20.2 x 27.7 in).
[KT].
• Excellent provenance from the Collection Konrad and Annalise Hager, Hamburg, who were close friends of the artist.
• For the first time offered on the international auction market.
• As of 1925 Hofer went to the Ticino regularly, for some time he owned a house on Lake Lugano - it was his artistic retreat.
• One of the few Ticino landscapes in which Hofer opens up the view across the lake from an elevetad point of view.
• Especially during the days of defamation under the Nazis and the terrible loss of his studio in an air raid in 1943, Hofer recovered in the mountain landscape
.

Accompanied by a written confirmation from the Karl Hofer Committee from April 6, 2022. The painting is registered in the archive with the number N29.

PROVENANCE: Collection Konrad and Annalise Hager, Hamburg.
Private collection U.S.A. (from the family).




461
Karl Hofer
Muzzano (Tessin), 1943.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 31,200
Sold:
€ 212,500 / $ 221.000

(incl. surcharge)