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Frolicking

Artwork:
Frolicking
Size:
182.5 x 151.7 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1965
Marks
Signed and dated 'hans hofmann 65' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again 'Frolocking [sic] hans hofmann 1965' (on the reverse); stamped with the Estate of Hans Hofmann stamp and numbered 'M.0034' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Estate of the artist; Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York; David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto; Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Gosman, Toledo, 1969; Toledo Museum of Art, 1982; Their sale; Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 2003, lot 129; Private collection; Ameringher Yohe Fine Art, New York; Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2008
Exhibition History :
New York, Kootz Gallery, Hans Hofmann at Kootz, February 1966; New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Hans Hofmann-Ten Major Works, January 1969, no. 7 (illustrated); Syracuse, Everson Museum of Art, Hans Hofmann, February-April 1969; Edmonton Art Gallery, Winnipeg Art Gallery and Toronto, David Mirvish Gallery, Masters of the Sixties, May-July 1972 (illustrated); Naples Museum of Art, Hans Hofmann: A Retrospective, 2003, p. 24, no. 66 (illustrated); Chicago, KN Gallery, Hans Hofmann: Exuberant Eye, May-June 2007.

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-05-18
Lot Number :
671
Low Estimate :
$700,000
High Estimate :
$1,000,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold