The subject here is light, specifically that strong, almost horizontal light at the day's beginning or end which creates intense color and contrast. Only minimal detail is included to suggest some basic architectural facets of the scene. The cobbled street has been treated to a layering of thick, choppy brushstrokes of varying hues and intensities. The sides are painted brown, and the painting arrives wired and ready to hang.

- Robert Hofherr

Empty Street

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Finished edges
Ready to hang

Signed on front

24" h x 24" w x 1.37" d
2 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.