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Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)
Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)

Dance of the Butterflies

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Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)
Dance of the Butterflies
signed and dated '63 Hans Hofmann' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Dance of the butterflies 1963 Hans Hofmann' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm.)
Painted in 1963.
Provenance
Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, New York
André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Private collection
The University of Chicago, Illinois
Anon. sale; Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 21 May 1997, lot 1141
Mickey Tiroche Fine Arts, London
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 13 May 1998, lot 266
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
S. Villiger, ed., Hans Hofmann: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Volume III: Catalogue Entries 1952-1965, Burlington, 2014, p. 405, no. P1485 (illustrated).
Exhibited
White Plains, Westchester Art Society, Third Annual Invited Artists' Show, January-February 1965.
New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Hans Hofmann, January 1968.
Toronto, David Mirvish Gallery, Hans Hofmann, March-April 1969.

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