Knabe auf einer Löwenzahnblüte,

pencil on paper,



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

"Knabe auf einer Löwenzahnblüte" ["Boy on a Dandelion Blossom, Waving a Banner"]


pencil on paper,

50,5 x 36,4 cm

signed and dated lower right: "Fidus 1889."

also signed lower left by Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach: "Diefenbach"


The boy is likely to be Helios, the son of Karl Wilhem Diefenbach.

A rare example of work created by Fidus during his time with Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach, just before the two parted company and Fidus struck out on his own.





Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection