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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION

Karl Hofer
NACH DEM BAD (AFTER THE BATH)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION

Karl Hofer
NACH DEM BAD (AFTER THE BATH)
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Details & Cataloguing

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Karl Hofer
1878 - 1955
NACH DEM BAD (AFTER THE BATH)
signed with the artist's monogram CH and dated 40 (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down on paper laid down on canvas
100.5 by 64.8cm., 39 1/2 by 25 1/2 in.
Painted in 1940.
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Provenance

Private Collection, New York (acquired directly from the artist in Berlin in 1946)
Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York (by 1972)
Acquired by the present owner before 1990

Exhibited

Berlin, Zeughaus Unter den Linden, 1. Deutsche Kunstausstellung der Deutschen Zentralverwaltung für Volksbildung in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone, 1946, no. 190, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Stehender Akt)
New York, Leonard Hutton Galleries, German Expressionists. Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Sculpture, 1972-73, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue 
Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, Arte Alemán en Venezuela, 1979

Literature

Karl Bernhard Wohlert & Markus Eisenbeis, Karl Hofer. Werkverzeichnis de Gemälde, Cologne, 2008, vol. II, no. 1476, illustrated p. 276

Catalogue Note

‘Everything to be really experienced bases itself not so much in diversity but in the intensity of the experience, often in quite ordinary life’
Karl Hofer
(quoted in Erinnerungen eines Malers, Berlin, 1953, p. 120)

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