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Monday, February 8, 2016

Carl Heinrich Hoff - German painter


Carl Heinrich Hoff, the Elder (German, 1838-1890)

Carl Heinrich Hoff, the Elder, was a genre painter, born in Mannheim. He was schooled 1855-1858 with JW Schirmer and Des Coudres at the School of Fine Art in Carolsruhe. From 1858-1861 he trained at the Düsseldorf Academy. His travels took him to France, Italy, Greece and England. He became a professor of the Academy. Hoff exhibited in Berlin, Vienna, London, Munich and Melbourne, winning numerous medals for his work.
The entreaty
The betrothal

Feathered Friends 
The eavesdropper
Tea time

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