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Hans Hartung

Born in: 1904

Germany


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    Lyrical Abstraction
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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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    Hans Hartung, Farandole 1, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 1, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, L 91, Print

    Hans Hartung

    L 91, 1963
    24.8 x 35 x 0 inch
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    $3,437

    Hans Hartung, H-20, Print

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    H-20, 1973
    23.6 x 19.7 inch
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    $1,146

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    22 x 34.3 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, Las Estampas de la Cometa, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Las Estampas de la Cometa, 1970
    29.5 x 41.7 inch
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    $4,582

    Our recommendations Hans Hartung, Farandole 6, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 6, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    Hans Hartung, Farandole 3, Print

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    Farandole 3, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    Hans Hartung, Farandole 7, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 7, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, H-21, Print

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    H-21, 1973
    26 x 21.7 x 0.4 inch
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    $1,604

    Hans Hartung, H-23, Print

    Hans Hartung

    H-23, 1973
    22.2 x 29.9 inch
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    $1,146

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    16.1 x 20.9 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    23.2 x 34.3 inch
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    $2,291

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    13 x 18.9 inch
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    $2,291

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    22 x 34.3 inch
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    $2,291

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    L 1977-3, 1977
    30.3 x 22 inch
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    Hans Hartung, Farandole 18, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 18, 1971
    22 x 34.3 inch
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    $2,291

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    22 x 34.3 inch
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    $2,291

    Hans Hartung, Farandole, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    16 x 20.9 inch
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    $6,873

    Hans Hartung, AL 2, Print

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    AL 2, 1977
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,375

    Hans Hartung, AL 4, Print

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    AL 4, 1977
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,260

    Hans Hartung, Las Estampas de la Cometa, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Las Estampas de la Cometa, 1970
    29.5 x 41.7 inch
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    $4,582

    Hans Hartung, Farandole 5, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 5, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, Farandole 4, Print

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    Farandole 4, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, Farandole 2, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 2, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    $1,718

    Hans Hartung, Farandole 8, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 8, 1971
    19.3 x 29.1 inch
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    Hans Hartung, L-40_1973, Print

    Hans Hartung

    L-40_1973, 1973
    40.6 x 28.7 inch
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    $3,207

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    Hans Hartung

    Farandole, 1971
    20.9 x 16.1 x 2 inch
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    $11,455

    Hans Hartung, L 15, Print

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    L 15, 1974
    27.6 x 41.3 x 0.4 inch
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    Hans Hartung, La foudre pilote l'univers (3 lithographies), Print

    Hans Hartung

    La foudre pilote l'univers (3 lithographies), 1977
    23.6 x 18.5 x 0.8 inch
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    $4,009

    Hans Hartung, H 1973-3, Print

    Hans Hartung

    H 1973-3, 1973
    19.7 x 12 inch
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    $1,432

    Our recommendations Hans Hartung, Farandole 8, Print

    Hans Hartung

    Farandole 8, 1971
    22 x 34.3 inch
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    $1,947

    Hans Hartung, L-44 1973, Print

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    L-44 1973, 1973
    29.1 x 43.3 inch
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    $2,131

    Hans Hartung, L-14-B, Print

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    L-14-B, 1974
    29.9 x 41.3 inch
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    Hans Hartung, L 1976-27, Print

    Hans Hartung

    L 1976-27, 1987
    15 x 22 x 0.4 inch
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    Hans Hartung, L 12, Print

    Hans Hartung

    L 12, 1957
    24.4 x 17.3 x 0.4 inch
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