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 Karl (Carl) Hofer  (1878 - 1955)

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Lived/Active: Germany/Unknown Country      Known for: Expressionist painting

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Birth
1878 (Karlsruhe, Germany)
 
Death
1955 (Berlin, Germany)

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Germany/Unknown Country


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Expressionist painting

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Karl (Carl) Johannes Christian Hofer (1878-1955)

Hofer was born in 1878 in Karlsruhe, Germany.  He was strongly influenced by the classical idealism of Hans von Marees; also Cezanne.  He lived in Paris between 1908 to 1913, then settled in Berlin, where he achieved considerable success.  At the end of World War II, he was appointed Director of the Hochschule Fur Bildende Kunste in Berlin. 

His painting was expressionist in style but more restrained and (showing 500 of 830 characters).




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