Hannah Höch - Hoffnung
Watercolour and tempera on firm smooth drawing card 42.2 x 62.4 cm, mounted on card backing 47.8 x 67.8 cm Monogrammed and dated in black 'H.H. 42' in the composition lower right and addtionally inscribed with blue brush "Höch" and dated in pencil "1942" on the back of sheet. Titled "Hoffnung" (Hope) in pencil on the original card backing. This title and the inscriptions verso by an unkown hand. - Overall in good condition with fresh colours. With few linear rubbings. The corners with minimal losses of colour due to an earlier mounting with adhesive tape. The card support browned.
Gift of the artist (before 1975); since then in German private possession