Selected Works

25N

Karl Hofer

Karlsruhe 1878 – 1955 Berlin

„Putzmacherin“. 1922
Oil on canvas. Relined. 109,5 × 80 cm (43 ⅛ × 31 ½ in.) Monogrammed lower left: CH. Signed and titled in black on the stretcher: K. Hofer milliner. Wohlert 479.  [3557] Framed 

ProvenanceGalerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin / Hermann Lange, Krefeld (acquired in 1928 at the latest, until 1942) / Heirs of Hermann Lange / Mr. And Mrs. Jean Gazagnaire, New York / Galerie St. Etienne, New York (acquired in 1962 from Gazagnaire) / Sarah Reed Blodgett, Portland (OR) (acquired from Galerie St. Etienne in 1962, in family collection until 2009) / Private Collection, Switzerland

EUR 280.000 – 350.000
USD 344,000 – 431,000

Sold for:
350,000 EUR (incl. premium)

„Putzmacherin“

Auction 290Thursday, 31 May 2018
06:00 PM

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ExhibitionAusstellung Carl Hofer, Ernesto de Fiori. Düsseldorf, Kunstverein for die Rheinlande and Westfalen, 1927, cat. no. 30 / Karl Hofer. Das gesammelte Werk. Mannheim, Städtische Kunsthalle, 1928, cat. no. 46 / Kollektivausstellung Karl Hofer. Berlin, Berlin Secession, in Gemeinschaft with der Galerie Flechtheim, 1928, cat. no. 23 / Karl Hofer. Zurich, Kunsthaus, 1929, cat. no. 7 / Paintings by Expressionists. New York, Galerie St. Etienne, 1962, without number / The Collection of Sarah Reed Blodgett of Portland. European and American Paintings, Sculptures, Drawings and Prints. Portland, Art Museum, 1965, cat. no. 16, , illustration / The Passionate Years. Expressionism in Germany 1905-1930. Seattle (WA), Art Museum, 1971 (without catalogue)

Literature and IllustrationOscar Bie: Letter from Berlin. In: Apollo, vol. 9, January 1929, p. 46

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