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Hans Hofmann

Cape Cod Autumn

Hans Hofmann

Hans Hofmann

Cape Cod Autumn

Cape Cod Autumn

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Hans Hofmann

1880 - 1966

Cape Cod Autumn


signed Hans Hofmann and dated 59 (lower right)

oil on canvas laid on board

11⅞ by 15⅞ in.

30.2 by 40.3 cm.

Executed in 1959.

This work is in good condition overall. Under close inspection there is evidence of handling and wear to the edges, including minor losses to the pigment. Under further close inspection there is some cracking with associated flaking to the pigment throughout. Under very close inspection and raking light, a light layer of dust has adhered to the surface. Under further close inspection there is a 1 inch loss along the left horizontal edge to the red pigment. Under extremely close inspection there is a circular red passage that has cracking and lifting, partially exposing the underlying raw canvas. Under ultraviolet light inspection there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.

Framed dimensions: 13 by 17 in. (33 by 43.2 cm.)


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Collection of Adelyn Breeskin, Baltimore (acquired as a gift from the artist)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Suzi Villiger, ed., Hans Hofmann Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Volume III: 1952-1965, London, 2014, no. P1145, p. 193, illustrated in color