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Hans Hartung

Hans Hartung

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Hans Hartung (21 September 1904 – 7 December 1989) was a German-French painter, known for his gestural abstract style.

Hans Hartung was born in Leipzig. He became interested in painting, and in 1922 executed a series of abstract tachiste watercolours. Studied philosophy and art history at Leipzig University and art at the Academies at Leipzig 1924-5, Dresden 1925-6 and Munich 1928.

Lived mainly in Paris 1926-31, with visits to Holland and Belgium, and was influenced by Rouault, Cézanne, van Gogh, and then by Cubism. First one-man exhibition at the Galerie Heinrich Kühl, Dresden, 1931. Lived 1932-4 on Minorca, where he returned to a calligraphic abstract style. Moved to Berlin briefly in 1935, but then left Germany because of the Nazis and settled in Paris. Contacts with Hélion, Kandinsky, Mondrian, and other abstract artists working there.

In 1938, through friendship with Gonzalez, made a few sculptures. Fought in the French Foreign Legion and was gravely wounded in 1944. Began to paint again in 1945 after an interruption of six years. Took French nationality. Series of paintings with graphic signs and gestures inscribed with the brush or, from 1961, scratched into the wet paint; also some pictures from 1962 onwards with large shadowy dark patches.

Awarded one of the two main painting prizes at the 1960 Venice Biennale. Married to the Norwegian painter Anna Eva Bergman and lives in Paris.

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Our recommendations Hans Hartung, Farandole 6, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 6, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, T1971-R10, Painting

Hans Hartung

T1971-R10, 1971 50 x 65 x 2.5 cm Painting

$141,363

Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 41 x 53 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, H-20, Print

Hans Hartung

H-20, 1973 60 x 50 cm Print

$1,047

Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 56 x 87 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 56 x 87 cm Print

$1,361

Hans Hartung, AL 2, Print

Hans Hartung

AL 2, 1977 76 x 56 cm Print

$1,257

Hans Hartung, AL 4, Print

Hans Hartung

AL 4, 1977 76 x 56 cm Print

$1,466

Hans Hartung, Farandole 2, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 2, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Farandole 7, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 7, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Farandole 8, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 8, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Lithographie Farandoles VI, Print

Hans Hartung

Lithographie Farandoles VI, 1971 48 x 34 cm Print

$1,675

Hans Hartung, Farandole 3, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 3, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1972 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,885

Hans Hartung, H-23, Print

Hans Hartung

H-23, 1973 56.5 x 76 cm Print

$1,047

Hans Hartung, Farandole 1, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 1, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Farandole 5, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 5, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Hans Hartung, Farandole 4, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 4, 1971 49 x 74 cm Print

$1,571

Our recommendations Hans Hartung, Fondation III jaune, Print

Hans Hartung

Fondation III jaune, 1971 70 x 55 cm Print

$3,000

Hans Hartung, Lithographie Farandoles V, Print

Hans Hartung

Lithographie Farandoles V, 1971 46.5 x 31 cm Print

$1,675

Hans Hartung, L 1970-14, Print

Hans Hartung

L 1970-14, 1970 59.5 x 86.5 x 0.5 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, R15, Print

Hans Hartung

R15, 1953 65 x 50 cm Print

$1,885

Hans Hartung, 1997, Print

Hans Hartung

1997, 1997 61 x 47 x 1 cm Print

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Our recommendations Hans Hartung, L 1971-1, Print

Hans Hartung

L 1971-1, 1971 55 x 75.5 cm Print

$2,094

Our recommendations Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 33 x 48 cm Print

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Our recommendations Hans Hartung, L 1977-3, Print

Hans Hartung

L 1977-3, 1977 77 x 56 cm Print

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Our recommendations Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 53 x 41 x 5 cm Print

$9,424

Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 56 x 87 cm Print

$2,094

Hans Hartung, L-40_1973, Print

Hans Hartung

L-40_1973, 1973 103 x 73 cm Print

$3,037

Hans Hartung, Sans titre, Print

Hans Hartung

Sans titre, 1957 42.4 x 31.7 cm Print

$5,026

Hans Hartung, Sans titre, 1953, Print

Hans Hartung

Sans titre, 1953, 1953 41.5 x 32.7 cm Print

$2,932

Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole, 1971 59 x 87 cm Print

$2,094

Hans Hartung, Farandole 18, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole 18, 1971 56 x 87 cm Print

$2,094

Hans Hartung, Las Estampas de la Cometa, Print

Hans Hartung

Las Estampas de la Cometa, 1970 75 x 106 cm Print

$4,712

Hans Hartung, Las Estampas de la Cometa, Print

Hans Hartung

Las Estampas de la Cometa, 1970 75 x 106 cm Print

$4,712

Hans Hartung, Al 2, Print

Hans Hartung

Al 2, 1977 57 x 43 cm Print

$3,000

Hans Hartung, Hommage à Anna - Eva Bergman, Print

Hans Hartung

Hommage à Anna - Eva Bergman, 1976 74 x 104 cm Print

$3,250

Hans Hartung, Farandole - 15 lithograhies signées, Print

Hans Hartung

Farandole - 15 lithograhies signées, 1971 40.7 x 53 cm Print

$15,707

Hans Hartung, H-21, Print

Hans Hartung

H-21, 1973 66 x 55 x 1 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, L-14-B, Print

Hans Hartung

L-14-B, 1974 76 x 105 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, Lithographie Farandoles XVIII, Print

Hans Hartung

Lithographie Farandoles XVIII, 1971 50 x 38 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, L1977-4, Print

Hans Hartung

L1977-4, 1977 52 x 40 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, L1977-12, Print

Hans Hartung

L1977-12, 1977 56 x 45 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, L1977-13, Print

Hans Hartung

L1977-13, 1977 56 x 45 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, L 162, Print

Hans Hartung

L 162, 1965 38.5 x 56.5 x 0.1 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, L 15, Print

Hans Hartung

L 15, 1974 70 x 105 x 1 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, Erker-Treffen 2, Print

Hans Hartung

Erker-Treffen 2, 1974 38 x 28 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, Erker-Treffen 4, Print

Hans Hartung

Erker-Treffen 4, 1987 38 x 28 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, G7, Print

Hans Hartung

G7, 1953 66 x 50.5 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, G5, Print

Hans Hartung

G5, 1953 37 x 48 cm Print

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Hans Hartung, Olympische Spiele München, Rare First Limited Edition by Maeght - 1972, Print

Hans Hartung

Olympische Spiele München, Rare First Limited Edition by Maeght - 1972, 1972 101 x 64 cm Print

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Who is the artist?

Hans Hartung (21 September 1904 – 7 December 1989) was a German-French painter, known for his gestural abstract style.

Hans Hartung was born in Leipzig. He became interested in painting, and in 1922 executed a series of abstract tachiste watercolours. Studied philosophy and art history at Leipzig University and art at the Academies at Leipzig 1924-5, Dresden 1925-6 and Munich 1928.

Lived mainly in Paris 1926-31, with visits to Holland and Belgium, and was influenced by Rouault, Cézanne, van Gogh, and then by Cubism. First one-man exhibition at the Galerie Heinrich Kühl, Dresden, 1931. Lived 1932-4 on Minorca, where he returned to a calligraphic abstract style. Moved to Berlin briefly in 1935, but then left Germany because of the Nazis and settled in Paris. Contacts with Hélion, Kandinsky, Mondrian, and other abstract artists working there.

In 1938, through friendship with Gonzalez, made a few sculptures. Fought in the French Foreign Legion and was gravely wounded in 1944. Began to paint again in 1945 after an interruption of six years. Took French nationality. Series of paintings with graphic signs and gestures inscribed with the brush or, from 1961, scratched into the wet paint; also some pictures from 1962 onwards with large shadowy dark patches.

Awarded one of the two main painting prizes at the 1960 Venice Biennale. Married to the Norwegian painter Anna Eva Bergman and lives in Paris.

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What is Hans Hartung’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Spontaneous lines

When was Hans Hartung born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1904