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    Peter Lanz Hohnstedt (American, 1872-1957)
    Hill Country Cactus
    Oil on canvas
    26 x 26 inches (66.0 x 66.0 cm)
    Signed lower right: PL Hohnstedt

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection;
    By descent to the present owner.

    Born in Ohio, Peter Hohnstedt was self taught. After settling in San Antonio in 1929, he moved to Comfort, Texas. In the early 1940s, the artist painted in the surrounding countryside including the Big Bend, Pecos River areas, and Mexico. He exhibited extensively, and his work can be found in the collection of the Witte Museum, San Antonio. Even in these charming late works, Hohnstedt never ceased to be inspired by the Texas landscape.


    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; canvas is slight slack; one incomplete puncture to the center of the canvas, with slight associated paint loss; one small scratch with paint loss to the upper left corner, most noticeable upon close inspection; craquelure to the upper corners; surface dirt from what appears to be a previous frame in the upper left corner.
    Framed Dimensions 30.5 X 30.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    26th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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