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Carl Hoppe (1897-1981), Morning Bluebonnets, San Antonio, Texas, oil on board, 12 x 14", frame: 12.25 x 14.24"

Hoppe was born in San Antonio, his primary employment was as a salesman at Joske's Department Store. He was active as an artist in the mid-1900s through at least the 1960s. He is best known for landscapes in an impressionistic style. He is reported to have studied under several more-notable Texas artists who worked in the San Antonio area, including Salinas, Robert Wood, Jose Arpa, and Julian Onderdonk. The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum curator stated "Hoppe's high place in the Hill Country art scene is finally being recognized by collectors and museums".

Condition

Good; grime spots across slyline; craquelure at right side

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  • 20.5%

Carl Hoppe (1897-1981), Bluebonnets, oil on board

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Mar 2, 2019
San Antonio, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Katy Alexander
Fine Art Specialist