Ludwig von Hofmann

Angel of Death,

c. 1894,

charcoal drawing

Ludwig von Hofmann (Darmstadt 1861-1945 Pillnitz near Dresden)
Todesengel [Angel of Death], 
a study for Hofmann's illustrations for Gerhart Hauptmann's play Hanneles Himmelfahrt [Hannele's Ascension]
circa 1894
charcoal on paper, mounted on backing
26,6 x 28,6 cm
initialed lower right: LvH



The Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California