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People gathered around a candle-lit table; one man, held by another appears terrified, one person holds a glass, and a large figure looms in the background. Aquatint. by K. Hofer, 1899.

  • Hofer, Carl, 1878-1955.
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[1899]
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35084i
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[Karlsruhe] : [Verein für Original-Radirung], [1899]

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with etching and drypoint ; platemark 19.3 x 29.7 cm, image 18.8 x 25.3 cm

Creator/production credits

Attribution to Karl Hofer kindly supplied by Mr Domenico Pino in an email to the Wellcome Collection 5 June 2020, citing the impression in the Galerie Bassenge auction, loc. cit.

References note

Galerie Bassenge, Berlin, auction no. 115, 6 June 2020, 'Works on paper - Aus einer deutschen Privatsammlung', lot 8020, described as "Geschlossene Gesellschaft. Aquatinta auf festem Velin. 1899. 19,5 x 29,8 cm (30,5 x 36,6 cm). Rathenau R 1. … Die Auflage erschien beim "Verein für Original-Radirung", Heft VI, Karlsruhe 1899."
Ernest Rathenau, Karl Hofer: Das graphische Werk, New York 1969, no. R1
'Quiz for our readers', Print quarterly, December 2019, XXXVI, no. 4, p. 457

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Wellcome Library no. 35084i

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