Zwielichter (Two Lamps) 

oil on carton,

1905 or earlier


Fidus (Luebeck 1868-1948 Woltersdorf bei Berlin), also known as Hugo Hoeppener


"Zwielichter" ("Two Lamps")


1905 or earlier

oil on canvas laid down on thick cardboard

49,0 x 70,4 cm (painting only); 68,4 x 89,4 cm (including frame)

lower left signed: Fidus

inscribed on verso: "Zwielichter" Sommer [?] 01. Jan. 05 [in artist's hand?]


Richard Hirsch (1882-1959), politician and glassmaker


Exhibition History:


Grosse Berliner Kunst-Ausstellung 1905


Albert Rathke's Kunstausstellung Magdeburg

Kunstausstellung Wertheim, Berlin (No. 881)

Arte e Magia: Il Fascino dell'Esoterismo in Europa, Palazzo Roverella, Rovigo, Italy, 2018-2019.




Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection