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Leise Zieht Durch Mein Gemüt Liebliches Geläute (Mellow Sound Of Bells Rings Gently Through My Mind) by HANS HOFMANN

HANS HOFMANN

(GERMAN, 1880 - 1966)

Leise Zieht Durch Mein Gemüt Liebliches Geläute (Mellow Sound Of Bells Rings Gently Through My Mind) , 1961

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

74.02 in. (188.00 cm.) (height) by 48.39 in. (122.90 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated '61; signed, titled, dated 1960, and inscribed Cat #1083 on the reverse

Exhibited:

Nuremberg, Fränkische Galerie am Marientor Nuremberg; Cologne, Kölnischer Kunstverein; and Berlin, Kongreßhalle, . Hans Hofmann , April 1962 - January 1963, n.p., no. 92. (text). Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; and Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, . Hans Hofmann , January - October 1965, n.p., no. 19, illustrated (Amsterdam and Bonn), n.p., no. 20, illustrated (Turin). New York, André Emmerich Gallery,. Hans Hofmann: Ten Major Works , January 1969, n.p., no. 8, illustrated in color. Syracuse, Everson Museum of Art, . Hans Hofmann , February - April 1969. Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; and Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, . Hans Hofmann: A Retrospective Exhibition , October 1976 - April 1977, p. 34, no. 54, illustrated in color, p. 91, illustrated, and illustrated in color on the front cover. New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, . Hans Hofmann , June - September 1990, p. 142, no. 101, illustrated in color

Literature:

"Home: Scene-Changing,". New York Times Magazine, October 18, 1970, p. 87, illustrated in color . Douglas Davis, "Tale of Hofmann", . Newsweek 18 November 1, 1976, p. 78 (text), p. 79, illustrated . Paul Richard, "Hans Hofmann: a Master in His Own Time," . Washington Post , October 14, 1976, p. C3, illustrated in color . Mimi Crossley, "50 Pounds of Pigment," . Houston Post , February 26, 1977, illustrated . Gwen Kinkead, "The Spectacular Fall and Rise of Hans Hofmann," . ARTnews , Summer 1980, p. 95 (text). Cynthia Goodman,. Hans Hofmann , Berkeley, 1986, p. 95 (text). Peter Schjeldahl, "All Middle," . Village Voice , July 24, 1990, p. 98, illustrated. James Yohe, ed., . Hans Hofmann , New York, 2002, p. 246, illustrated in color. Suzi Villiger, ed.,. Hans Hofmann Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Volume III: Catalogue Entries P847-PW89 (1952-1965) , Surrey, 2014, p. 323, no. P1350, illustrated in color

Provenance:

Estate of the artist (no. M-0035). André Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1969). Sidney Kahn, New York (acquired from the above in 1969) . André Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1972-73). Stephen Mazoh & Co., New York (acquired from the above in 1973). Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Cowles, New York (acquired from the above in 1973). Thence by descent to the present owner

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