Arnold HOFFMAN (1866-1966) – ‘Portrait of a Youth’, oil
Arnold Hoffman (Russian, American, 1866-1966)
Untitled: Portrait of a Youth in a brightly coloured cape
oil on canvas
(Actual): 20” high x 16” wide
(Framed): 23 3/4” high x 19 3/4” wide
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Description: A fine original Arnold Hoffman (1866-1966) oil on canvas painting, untitled: Portrait of a Youth, dated 1917.
Notes: The child, wearing a colorful cape over a white shirt, is likely Hoffman’s daughter, it was found along with a second familiar painting inscribed “father” (of the artists father).
Markings: signed upper right, “Arnold Hoffman” / “1917”
(Actual): 24 ¼” high x 20 ¼” wide
(Framed): 31 ¾” high x 28” wide
Condition: Very Good Condition – Ready for Display.
For Accuracy only: there are light signs of age, a stretcher crease, light abrasion at the frame edge, and there is some wear to the extremities of the frame – all within common parameters for paintings of this age. It is ready for display.
Artist Biography: Arnold Hoffmann was born in 1866 in Odessa, Russia. He later moved to New York and was a member of the American Watercolor Society. Known for portraits, still lifes & Jewish genre paintings, he exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1921, the National Academy of Design, the Audubon Artists, and the Montross Gallery. He worked as a portrait painter, teacher, lecturer, and lithographer in New York, New Jersey, Munich, Moscow, Warsaw, Odessa and the University of Palestine. Hoffmann died in 1966 in New York City
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