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[German Painter, 1878-1955]
Carl Hofer Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
4 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Four Figures, 1910
Man with a Melon, 1926
Museumslandschaft Hessen, Germany (in German)
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
1 work online
Seattle Art Museum
Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.