Der Verlorene Sohn,

charcoal on paper,



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

"Der Verlorene Sohn" ("The Lost Son, Lucifer")


charcoal on paper

56.7 x 34.6 cm

signed, dated, and titled


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

Publication History:


 Petra Kipphoff, "Kohlrabi-Apostel und ihre Folgen," Neue Zürcher Zeitung, May 22, 2015.