Frau mit Pflanzen. 1922. Oil on canvas, doubled. Wohlert 2880. Monogrammed in lower right. With hand-written title on stretcher. 99 x 76 cm (38.9 x 29.9 in).
• "Mädchen mit Pflanzen" (Girls with Plants) is one of the main themes in Karl Hofer's oeuvre. • From the sought-after period of creation in the 1920s • On the cover of the catalog of Hanna Bekker vom Rath in 1961.
PROVENANCE: Max Vautier, Düsseldorf (verso with the stamp). Private collection Berlin/Australia (acquired at an exhibition in Cologne in the early 1920s). Art dealer Hanna Bekker vom Rath, Frankfurt am Main (acquired from aforementioned around 1960). Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from aforementioned in 1961). Ever since family property.
LITERATURE: Sales catalog, Frankfurter Kunstkabinett Hanna Bekker vom Rath, 5/ 1961, no. 112 (with illu. on catalog cover).