Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 475

 
475
Karl Hofer
Stillleben mit Krug und Früchten in Schale, Um 1934.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 30,500
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 76.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Stillleben mit Krug und Früchten in Schale. Um 1934.
Oil on canvas.
Wohlert 1098. Lower right monogrammed (in ligature). Verso of the stretcher with hand-written inscription "Herr Professor Hofer". 43.5 x 69 cm (17.1 x 27.1 in).

• On the auction market for the first time in 30 years.
• Other still lifes by Karl Hofer are in the collection of, among others, the Nationalgalerie Berlin ('Blumenstillleben', 1944, and 'Stillleben mit Früchten', 1951) as well as the Museum Wiesbaden ('Stillleben mit Ölkanne', 1929)
.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Kühl, Dresden (between 1934-1945).
Private collection Wachtberg.
Collection Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a. M. (acquired in 1990).

EXHIBITION: Galerie Kühl, Dresden (between 1934-1945, verso of the stretcher with a hand-inscribed gallery label and the address "Kleine Brüdergasse 21". The premises were destroyed in the Dresden Air Raid on February 13, 1945.

LITERATURE: Bolland & Marotz, Bremen, 29th auction, 1982, lot no. 763 (with illu., plate 93).
Annuaire international des ventes, 21.1983, p. 784.
Karl & Faber, München, 166th auction, Kunst Alter und Neuer Meister, November 30, 1984, lot no. 810, p. 128 (with colro illu., plate 29).
Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, 16th auction, Kunst des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, November 24, 1990, lot no. 242 (with color illu.).

475
Karl Hofer
Stillleben mit Krug und Früchten in Schale, Um 1934.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 25,000 / $ 30,500
Sold:
€ 62,500 / $ 76.250

(incl. 25% surcharge)