ink on paper,



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




pen in black on wove paper,

48,6 x 33,3 cm

signed and dated lower right: "Fidus 92"

tiled lower left: Ganymedes"

Based on the story of the cupbearer Ganymede, Fidus treats the motif of the child with the eagle several times in his oeuvre. There are pencil drawings of this motif from 1891 and 1901.  See. e.g., The Daulton Collection, Fidus 45, for two such drawings.

Exhibition History:

"Ersten Gesamtausstellung des Meisters Fidus," zu seinem 60. Geburtstag, 1928

Publication History:

Ersten Gesamtausstellung des Meisters Fidus, zu seinem 60. Geburtstag, 1928

Neueren Fidus Bildern, Fidus Verlag, January 1940, Nr. 252






Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection