Red Flight
Artwork: Red Flight
Size: 121.9 x 91.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed and dated 'hans hofmann 53' (lower right); stamped with the Estate of Hans Hofmann stamp and numbered 'M-858' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Renate, Hans and Maria Hofmann Trust, 1996; Ameringer Yohe Fine Art, New York; Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2004
Exhibition history: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1953 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, October-December 1953; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The One Hundred and Fifty -First Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, January-February 1956; East Hampton, Signa Gallery, The Artists' Vision: 1948-1958, May-July 1958; Hanover, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Paintings by Hans Hofmann, November 1962; San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Hans Hofmann: Paintings, February-March 2001; Scottsdale, Riva Yares Gallery, Hans Hofmann: A Retrospective View; Paintings, 1935-1965, October-December 2002, n.p. (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-05-18
Lot Number: 639