Sunny Day at the HarborRobert Hofherr
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Ready to hang
Signed on front
24 " h x 24 " w x 1.37 " d |2 lbs. 8 oz.
The real subject here is the intense sunlight and the powerful contrasts created. The composition is fairly simple - the large expanse of the trees' foliage is balanced by the shadowed area on the lawn and sidewalk below. The main interest and emphatic brushwork are in these two sections, and in the remainder of the elements are merely suggested rather than explicitly rendered. The sides of the gallery-wrapped canvas are painted brown, and the work arrives wired and ready to hang.
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