Old CommonsRobert Hofherr
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Ready to hang
Signed on front
22 " h x 28 " w x .75 " d |1 lbs. 12 oz.
A farmhouse in rural York county, PA is the subject of this exploration of color. The tall trees in front simultaneously screen the rest of the composition and frame the house itself, directing your attention to the house and yard. Although the particular day was not overly sunny, the work is infused with color, and should brighten up any space in which it appears. The sides of the canvas are painted brown.
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.
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Just a fabulous piece that grabs the eye when people see it on my wall. Extremely happy. Great artistry, Mr. Hofherr!- M Cellucci
I had everybody over to my house for a Robert Hofherr welcome party!! Hope this is the first of many pieces I will collect. So beautiful. Even my daughter, who typically does not share my taste in art, took one look and said, "Finally, we agree."- C Hastings