The subject in this work is light, and how that light creates certain color relationships which can be utilized for great visual effect. These simple historic structures create an effective surface on which to display many variations of complimentary and contrasting colors. Detail is moderated in favor of the colors themselves, allowing the piece to create a mood of overall warmth. The sides of the gallery-wrapped canvas are painted brown.

- Robert Hofherr

Piece of History

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Finished edges
Ready to hang

Signed on front

24" h x 30" 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.