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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.161
People
Karl Hofer, German (Karlsruhe, Germany 1878 - 1955 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Man in a Boat
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Mann im Boot
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1954
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and gray wash on cream wove paper
Dimensions
50 x 40 cm (19 11/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: initialled in black ink at l.r.: CH
  • stamp: on verso, at l.r., black ink, German: [stamped:] Nachlass Karl Hofer Nr. / [by hand:] N-2137 [estate stamp]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the Artist's Estate through the German Art Dealers Association
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.161
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
graphite lines at four corners
on verso, graphite sketch of a group of figures
Publication History

Erika Gemar Költzsch, German Marks: Postwar Drawings and Prints Donated to the Busch-Reisinger Museum trough the German Art Dealers Association, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), p. 55, cat. no. 7, b/w ill.

Exhibition History

Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/09/2018 - 06/03/2018

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