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  • Provenance

    Estate of the artist
    André 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 above by the present owner in 2008

  • Exhibited

    New York, Kootz Gallery, Hans Hofmann at Kootz, February 1 - 26, 1966.
    New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Hans Hofmann-Ten Major Works, January 11 - 30, 1969, no. 7 (illustrated)
    Syracuse, Everson Museum of Art, Hans Hofmann, February 20 - April 7, 1969
    Edmonton, Edmonton Art Gallery; Winnipeg, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Masters of the Sixties, May 4 - July 15, 1972 (illustrated)
    Naples, Naples Museum of Art, Hans Hofmann: A Retrospective, November 1, 2003 - March 21, 2004, p. 24, no. 66 (illustrated).
    Chicago, KN Gallery, Hans Hofmann: Exuberant Eye, May 10 - June 30, 2007.

  • Literature

    Rosalind Krauss, 'New York - Hans Hofmann at Kootz Gallery', Artforum, April 1966, p. 47 (illustrated)
    James Mellow, 'New York Letter', Art International, 1969, p. 59
    Cynthia Goodman, Hans Hofmann, Berkeley, 1986, p. 98
    Suzi Villiger, ed., Hans Hofmann: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Volume III (1952-1965), Farnham, 2014, p. 474, no. P1587 (illustrated)

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Frolicking

signed and dated "hans hofmann 65" lower right; signed , titled and dated "Frolocking hans hofmann 1965" on the reverse; stamped with the Estate of Hans Hofmann stamp and numbered "M.0034" on the stretcher
oil on canvas
71 7/8 x 59 3/4 in. (182.6 x 151.8 cm)
Painted in 1965.

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Abstract by Nature: Paintings from the 1950s to the Present