watercolor and pencil drawing



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

"Genoveva," also known as "Verlassen" ["Abandonment"]


watercolor and pencil on paper, mounted on cardboard with a border hand-painted by the artist and original frame

70 x 82 cm

lower right signed and dated "Fidus - 1890"

verso also signed "Fidus" and inscribed

In the oeuvre of Fidus, there is a related painting of this composition, titled "Verlassen" ["Abandoned"].

Publication History:

Wilhelm Hubbe-Schleiden, "Das Leben als Lust, geläutert durch Leid und Liebe" ["Life as Pleasure, Purified Through Suffering and Love"], Sphinx XI, 66 (June 1891), pp. 348-360, ill. between pages 352 and 353 with caption "Lied" ["Suffering"].





Jack Daulton
The Daulton Collection
Los Altos Hills, California