This dawn scene is dominated by cool colors - blue, violet, purple, mauve, and dusty green - allowing the interior lights and neon signage of the diner to stand out strongly. Minimal detail suggests rather than explicitly shows elements such as the billboard, people, and structures in the distant background. This work is evocative of an idea - hard-working men and women heading to their favorite breakfast spot before the work day begins. The gallery wrapped sides are painted brown.

- Robert Hofherr


Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Finished edges
Ready to hang

Signed on front

20" h x 24" w x .62" d
0 lbs. 8 oz.



Robert Hofherr
Belcamp, Maryland

Getting to Know Robert

Robert Hofherr avoids depicting a landscape exactly as he sees it or as the viewer might expect. Instead, he enjoys reimagining landscapes and painting his pieces indoors at a fairly rapid pace. The works of French Fauve artists Maurice de Vlaminck and André Derain initially got him interested in painting, and also influenced his decision to not use grey in his works. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his kids, walking his dogs and taking road trips to out-of-way places in the mid-Atlantic region. He currently lives in Maryland.