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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 404

    Karl Hofer (1878-1955)

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    Estimate

    Karl Hofer (1878-1955)
    Ida
    signed with the initials and dated 'CH 36' (lower right)
    oil on board
    23¼ x 19 in. (60.4 x 48.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1936


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    Provenance

    Marshall Field & Co. Picture Galleries, Chicago.
    Nierendorf Gallery, New York (no. 208).
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1980, lot 137.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    K.B. Wohlert, Karl Hofer, Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde, vol. II, Cologne, 2008, no. 1210 (illustrated p. 231).


    Exhibited

    Detroit, Institute of Arts, Karl Hofer and Xaver Fuhr, no. 8.
    Chicago, The Arts Club, Karl Hofer, 1939, no. 11; this exhibition later travelled to Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute.
    Springfield, Massachusetts, G.W.V. Smith Art Gallery, Karl Hofer, 1941, no. 18 (illustrated).
    New York, Nierendorf Gallery, Carl Hofer, 1943, no. 10.