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Lot 1015Ludwig Von Hofmann
German, 1861-1945
Urmenschen (Primitive Man)
Signed Lv Hofmann (lr); twice titled on the stretcher and with Grosse Kunst-Ausstellung label affixed to the stretcher
Oil on canvas
36 3/4 x 59 1/2 inches (93.3 x 151.1 cm)

Provenance:
Private collection, acquired in Germany circa 1960s, thence by descent in the family



Sold for $113,400
Estimate $20,000-40,000

Dirty varnish; frame rubbing, resulting in some paint flakes; visible center stretcher marks; few small areas of scattered craquelure; canvas buckled on the stretcher; there may be a few spots of inpainting in the lower left center and bottom right corner; difficult to detect restoration under UV light, as some of the original pigments fluoresce naturally under uv light.


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