Arthur Hoeber
"Pond View"
1885

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Oil on canvas painting by the New Jersey artist, Arthur Hoeber. Signed twice lower left. Once, barely visible just above the very visible signature. In original, unlined condition. There is evidence of a thin glue like spill visible top middle verso on canvas. No restoration seen. Some craquelure visible in upper sky, otherwise good to very good condition. Overall in original ornate gold leaf frame 30 by 41 inches in fine condition.

Born in Nutley, New Jersey, Arthur Hoeber became a noted landscape artist in Tonalist style, with simple composition, broad skyscapes, and serene, quiet, poetic views often inspired by coastal scenery of Cape Cod and Long Island. Luminism was a part of his painting style, with reflected bright lights often appearing in his dramatic, panoramic cloud-filled skies.

His paintings were sometimes referred to as "spare meditations" (Elliott), and usually his titles referenced the exact location of the work, the season or time of day. He also did figure and genre subjects including peasants toiling in the fields when he was painting in the French countryside.

Details

  • Artist
    Arthur Hoeber (1854-1915, American)
  • Creation Year
    1885
  • Medium
    Canvas
    Oil Paint
  • Movement & Style
    Tonalist
  • Condition
    Good. Some craquelure visible in upper right sky, otherwise in good to very good condition. Recently professionally cleaned. No visible restorations. Original ornate gold gilt frame in fine condition .
  • Dimensions
    20 in. H x 30 in. W x 1 in. D
  • Dealer Location
    Southampton, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU1412052273
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