Oil on canvas
Unframed: 90.7 x 70 cm (35 11/16 x 27 9/16 in.)
Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 1939.750
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Hofer's art is filled with disillusionment and pessimism, expressing his dark vision of modern life through a limited range of themes that the artist repeated obsessively. Born in Karlsruhe, Hofer settled in Berlin in 1913. Condemned by the Nazis as a "degenerate artist," in 1933 he was dismissed from his teaching post. In 1943 Hofer's studio and most of his work were destroyed by bombing.
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