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Douglas Hofmann

Untitled (Seated Portrait)

$6,850

Framed Size: 24" x 22"

conte on paper

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$6,850
About the Work
About the Artist

About the Work

The paintings of Douglas Hofmann are critically acclaimed for their glowing surfaces, detail and softly lighted forms. Hofmann expertly combines his own methods of painting with Old Master techniques, creating a beautiful aura of light and atmosphere that is more often found in great Baroque paintings. He pays a meticulous amount of attention to detail and creates harmonious compositions with superbly balanced colors and shapes. Through his burgeoning interest in the Old Masters, Hofmann has developed his individual technique.

“Untitled (Seated Portrait)” is a 13 x 10.25 – inch conte on paper created in 2016.

About the Artist

Douglas Hofmann was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1945 and began his training in art after high school at the Maryland Institute of Art. During his first year there he discovered Joseph Sheppard who would be significant mentor and influence throughout his career. He began studying with Sheppard, taking on anatomy, drawing and painting from the model, all of which were new to Hofmann. There he also discovered the Maroger method, which enables the artist to use thin layers of paint and techniques similar to those of the Old Masters. Through his burgeoning interest in the Old Masters, Hofmann began to develop his individual taste. Emulating Vermeer, he painted situations from his home and studio using his wife and children as his models. Hofmann later expanded his subject matter to include his memorable nudes and his much-loved ballet works. Though his subjects have changed over the years, women have always dominated his panels and prints.