Wicker Chair No. II
Artwork: Wicker Chair No. II
Size: 140.3 x 101.9 cm
Medium: Oil on panel
Creation year: 1942
Marks: Signed 'hans hofmann' lower right; further titled, inscribed and dated 'MH Catalog. 564-1942 Wicker Chair 55 x 40' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the Artist (acquired in 1966); Renate, Hans and Maria Hofmann Trust (acquired from the previous in 1996); Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired in 1998); Arij Gasiunasen Fine Art, Palm Beach (acquired in 1998); Knickerbocker Fine Arts, New York (acquired in 1998); Private Collection, Long Island; Michelman Fine Art, New York (acquired in 2008); Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2008
Exhibition history: Cincinnati Art Museum; Denver Art Museum; Seattle Art Museum; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Art, Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States, February 8 - July 1944, no. 26 (erroneously titled The Wicker Chair and the Picture); The Arts Club of Chicago, Hans Hofmann, November 3 - 25, 1944, no. 25; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Des Moines Art Center; San Francisco Museum of Art; Los Angeles, Art Galleries of the University of California; Seattle Art Museum; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Utica, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute; Baltimore Museum of Art, The Hans Hofmann Retrospective Exhibition, April 24, 1957 - June 17, 1958, no. 9, p. 18; Naples Museum of Art, Hans Hofmann: A Retrospective, November 1, 2003 - March 21, 2004, no. 10, n.p. (recto and verso illustrated)