Fidus

The Cloud Man,

ink over pencil on card,

1893

 

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

"The Cloud Man" ("Der Wolkenmann")

1893

brush in black and gray ink over pencil on paper, framed with ink pen and mounted by artist on gray-green card

29,8 x 45 cm (image)

lower left signed and dated "Fidus 93"

 

Provenance:  Industrialist Dr. Eugen Lucius (1834-1903), Frankfurt a.M, who acquired the drawing directly from the artist between 1894 and 1903.

 

Published in Jugend, January 25, 1896 (I. Jahrgang, Nr. 4), at pages 60-61, as "Der Wolkenmann."