Sale: 360 / Modern Art, Dec. 12. 2009 in Munich Lot 173

 
Karl Hofer - Drei im Raum (Josef und seine Brüder)


173
Karl Hofer
Drei im Raum (Josef und seine Brüder), 1953.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,000
Sold:
€ 35,380 / $ 35.380

(incl. 22% surcharge)

Oil on canvas
Wohlert 2667. Monogrammed and dated lower right. Titled on stretcher. 100 x 83,5 cm (39,3 x 32,8 in)
The work is registered under number 61 in the estate list compiled by Prof. Dr. Kurt Martin, and as number 351 in the list of Elfriede Wirnitzer from 1957 (each with adhesive label on stretcher).

PROVENANCE: Liesbeth Hofer, artist's widow and heirs.
Baukunst, Cologne (with label on stretcher).
Art shop Gerd Köhrmann, Cologne (with label on stretcher).
Private collection Hesse.

EXHIBITION: 116. Frühjahrsausstellung, Kunstverein Hannover 1954, p. 22, no. 96.
Galerie Brockstedt, Hamburg (with label on stretcher).
Karl Hofer 1944 - 1955, Galerie Raab, Berlin 1998, no. 10.
Karl Hofer. Wiedergewonnene Verluste. Bilder aus den letzten Jahren, Galerie Andreas Baumgartl, Munich 2001, p. 49 (with illu. in colors).




173
Karl Hofer
Drei im Raum (Josef und seine Brüder), 1953.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 20,000
Sold:
€ 35,380 / $ 35.380

(incl. 22% surcharge)