The Lagoon, Venice

Charles Hoffbauer (1875 - 1957)
Oil on canvas laid down on board
8⅝ x 12¼ inches (sight size)


The artist

Henrietta Brownell Lowry Hoffbauer, wife of above, by descent from above

Howard A Curtis, gift from above

Private collection, New York


The following is inscribed on verso:

This was C. Hoffbauer’s last painting. Presented to Howard A Curtis by the widow Mrs. Hoffbauer at the request of Mr. H. before his death. Mrs. H. came here to tea and presented it at that time.

Painting The Lagoon by Charles Hoffbauer the artist who did murals of American Revolutionary History in John Hancock Ins. Bldg Boston, Mass

Charles Hoffbauer said the yacht was Mussolini’s anchored in the Lagoon in Venice

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