Sale: 533 / Modern Art Day Sale and Gerlinger Collection, Dec. 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 520

 

520
Karl Hofer
Birnen auf Porzellanteller, Um 1930.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 37,500 / $ 34,500

(incl. surcharge)
Birnen auf Porzellanteller. Um 1930.
Oil on cardboard.
Wohlert 935. Lower left monogrammed (in ligature). 30.5 x 39.8 cm (12 x 15.6 in).
[KT].
• Excellent provenance, from the collection of Konrad and Annalise Hager, Hamburg, who were close frineds of the artist.
• An homage to Cézanne, the master of the fruit still life.
• Hofer's still lifes are fascinating for their composition and the unusual nuances.
• Karl Hofer's works are in renowned German and international collections, among them the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C
.

PROVENANCE: Collecion Lily Grage neé Curtz.
Collection Konrad and Annalise Hager, Hamburg.
Private collection USA (obtained from the family).

LITERATURE: A. B. Rasmussen, Copenhagen, auction 95, 1985, p. 6, lot 23 (with illu.).
Kunstpreisverzeichnis, 13.1957/58, p. 330.




520
Karl Hofer
Birnen auf Porzellanteller, Um 1930.
Oil on cardboard
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 18,400
Sold:
€ 37,500 / $ 34,500

(incl. surcharge)